- 30 Aug
Kaspersky Lab Int. Demystifies the Discovery of the First "True" Wireless Virus
<p><b>Moscow, Russia, August 31, 2000</b> - Because of the numerous user requests regarding the discovery of the first true wireless virus for mobile phones, Kaspersky Lab, an international anti-virus software development company, considers it necessary to clarify the issue.</p> <p>According to the news published on August 30 by key international information agencies, a Norwegian Internet company for wireless technologies has discovered a security breach in some models of Nokia mobile phones. This breach allows a special SMS-text message to be sent to a phone that will freeze its keys and disable normal operation. Functionality can be restored by the removal of the phone's battery.</p>
- 15 Aug
Beware of a Résumé with an Offer Too Good to Be True
Yet another "LoveLetter" variation is masquerading as a r�sum� Cambridge, UK, August 16, 2000 - Kaspersky Labs Int., an international anti-virus software development company, announced today the discovery of another variation of the "LoveLetter" script-virus, which became infamous earlier this year...
- 02 Aug
Mobile Phones Have Become Tasty Morsels for Virus Writers to Snack On
Kaspersky Labs Int., an international anti-virus software development company, reports the appearance of a new harmful program capable of wreaking havoc transmitting via mobile phones. In the past few months, mobile phones and their users have had increasing attention paid to them by virus writers...