Thursday, March 2, 2006


Mystery surrounds PC-to-mobile virus

`A mystery is deepening around a report about the emergence of a virus that can pass from a PC to a mobile device, with some antivirus vendors saying they have not seen the code to confirm it.

The Mobile Antivirus Researchers Association (MARA) said Monday it anonymously received the code, named “Crossover.” Microsoft Corp., whose software the virus reportedly affects, said Wednesday it is investigating the reports but has not heard of any customer complaints. [..]

At the moment, the antivirus community only has MARA’s word that the virus exists, [a technology consultant] said.’

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