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Postby Apocalypso » 30 Jul 2009, 09:58


New Data from SMobile Systems' Global Threat Center Reveals Stunning Influx of Malware on Symbian Smartphones!

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According to a new study conducted by SMobile Systems, nearly one out of every 63 smartphones powered by the Symbian operating system is infected with some form of malware and to be really honest with you I find this very hard to believe considering that average smartphone user have to do a lot wrong to be hit by some sort of mobile malware.

The study of 1,958 smartphones revealed infections by Spyware, Viruses Worms and Trojans, as well as hundreds of unlicensed software programs installed on the handsets reviewed.

A comparison of these statistics to the worldwide smartphone population places the number of infected devices globally into the millions. Because the vast majority of the... .. .

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Postby musah » 30 Jul 2009, 10:31


Only 1.6%. Ah then i can still sit easy without an anti virus.
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Postby AnasNazeer » 30 Jul 2009, 10:34


my phones makes exe copies of all the folders :lol: after installing anything
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Postby devilwasabi » 30 Jul 2009, 10:34


Ah. I don't access the net with my phone much, shouldn't be much problem
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Postby AnasNazeer » 30 Jul 2009, 10:38


my net is costly

only 116kb recieved :lol:
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Postby devilwasabi » 30 Jul 2009, 10:38


I uses WiFi lol
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Postby AnasNazeer » 30 Jul 2009, 11:04


devilwasabi wrote:I uses WiFi lol


damn wifi is not popular here......only in very few places
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Postby Bec » 30 Jul 2009, 13:03


This sounds irrelevant to me. As far as I last read we have what? 1 virus in 1 signed app?

What those guys say is absolutley impossible; I bet it's somones marketing scheme to discredit symbian... by somones, I mean apple :evil:
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Postby pool7 » 30 Jul 2009, 15:53


Bec wrote:This sounds irrelevant to me. As far as I last read we have what? 1 virus in 1 signed app?

What those guys say is absolutley impossible; I bet it's somones marketing scheme to discredit symbian... by somones, I mean apple :evil:


Or a marketing strategy by Smobile itself to sell more of their products :roll:

This kind of surveys can hardly ever be taken seriously...
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Postby ratza » 30 Jul 2009, 16:06


This is for sure marketing. It looks like they don't sell their shit and decided to try to scary Symbian users. C'mon...
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