Organised crime holding off on mobile viruses


While computer viruses are almost exclusively the work of organised criminals, mobile viruses are largely the work of amateurs, according to an industry expert.

Kimmo Alkio, chief executive at F-Secure, told vnunet.com that mobile viruses encountered by his company rarely bore the hallmarks of organised criminal gangs.

This stands in stark contrast to the well documented use of worms and Trojans in PCs to build botnets and steal information by identity theft. Organised crime holding off on mobile viruses - vnunet.com

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