Mobile Malware: What Makes It Dangerous?

2000 – The first virus. Discovered by Russian and Finnish antivirus labs and was named Timofonica. The virus sent mass SMS messages to GSM phones criticizing the Spanish operator Telefonica. 2004 – The worm. ‘Cabir’ spread via Bluetooth and targeted the Symbian operations system that was used on most mobile phones at the time.

Link: Mobile Malware: What Makes It Dangerous?
via securityboulevard.com

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