More devices to be threatened by viruses and spam

Posted on Thursday, February 10 2005 @ 3:10 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
A survey from IBM warns that computer problems such as spam and viruses may spread to a broader range of products, from phones to car engines they say.
Watch out for viruses that spread to mobile phones, handheld computers, wireless networks and embedded computers which are increasingly used to run basic automobile functions, the 2004 year-end "Security Threats and Attack Trends Report" report warns. Then again, the readiness of individuals and companies to confront these challenges has also evolved, the study said.
Read more at Reuters

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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