Cell Phone Security

Nov 30, 2004

Cell Phone Security: New ‘Skulls’ Mutant Comes with Virus Extras

Anti-virus vendors have spotted a new strain of the “Skulls” Trojan sneaking into Symbian-based cell phones, and this one drops the Cabir worm on the devices.

When the original Trojan appeared, U.K.-based Symbian Ltd. said it was investigating the malware, which targets the Nokia 7610 but may affect some other phones using the Series 60 user interface.