[Dshield] OT:Viruses in Cell Phones?

Rick Leske rick at jaray.net
Tue Mar 18 13:19:12 GMT 2003

Unfortunately David it can I happen.  I don't recall the exact specific's on
the vulnerabilites but they can also be broke into via hackers and are
sucseptible to virus/malware.  I would suspect the incident rates would be
extreemly low.. but I also thought that about windows 2000 shortly after
reports of it having vulnerabilities beyond the normal user's scope to


----- Original Message -----
From: "Dave Goodrich" <dave at pixelhammer.com>
To: <list at dshield.org>
Sent: Monday, March 17, 2003 10:15 PM
Subject: [Dshield] OT:Viruses in Cell Phones?

> Off Topic?
> I recently had a good friend call with a problem. Their cell phones is not
> working and ATT is telling them they have a virus. Neither Nokia nor ATT
> will replace/repair the phone.
> Has anyone else seen or heard of such a thing? I've not seen anything
> other then the virus hoaxes and the telephonica information. Now I'm
> hearing ATT confirm a user has a virus on their phone and refusing to fix.
> Thoughts?
> DAve
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