Typhoid cell phones: The latest threat in malware transmission

As desktop and server security continues to improve and more attention turns to smartphone and other handsets as potential attack vectors...Like the way mosquitos can infect multiple hosts (birds, people, etc.) with Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) while remaining unaffected themselves by the disease, mobile devices can simply be used as carriers that leverage synching mechanisms and USB connections to infect multiple hosts and the media (permanent and removable) they have access to. Typhoid cell-phones: The latest threat in malware transmission | Between the Lines | ZDNet.com

Linked by shanmuga Thursday, 7th September 2006 10:20PM