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New York Times on Cel Phone Hacking

The New York Times has an article about Japanese cel companies combatting spam and viruses today. With the impending standardization of cel phone software this could prove to a nasty ground for virus writers as bascially today’s cel phones are basically computers.. just with specialized software. However, if the software becomes semi standardized then affecting lots of phones just got easier.

On a side note. Microsoft wants to get into the cel phone / PDA market with their OS. And looking at their fabulous track record for getting nailed with viruses AND also the prolificness of their development toolsets what do you think is going to happen? Thanks M$! We need more viruses. (not)

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