The new 'Timofonica' computer virus spams mobile phones with text messages, and has re-awakened fears about security on wireless devices. ZDNet UK News brings you the latest news and analysis.
Mobile phone viruses could be a real threat, say the UK's mobile phone operators, but the Timofonica worm that appeared earlier this week isn't anything to worry about.
A new virus author -- this one apparently upset with the telephone monopoly in Spain -- has decided to reach out and touch cell phone users.
A computer worm that attacks mobile phones has been detected spreading through Spain by Finnish Anti-Virus vendor F-Secure.
The modern GSM cellphone is a smart terminal on a complicated network with lots of security features, but at heart it is a computer that can download and run software -- get viral code in there, and you've cracked it.
Future programmable mobile phones will spawn more virulent and potentially more dangerous computer worms than those seen on today's home computers, predict anti-virus researchers.