NEWS FROM THE LAB - Friday, July 16, 2004

First PocketPC virus Posted by Mikko @ 21:21 GMT

We've received information according to which the first virus for PocketPC environment has been found. PocketPC is the Microsoft operating system for handheld devices (such as Ipaqs, Jornadas and Looxs) and some new mobile phones.

PocketPC viruses have been a target of great speculation for years, as the operating system is fairly common, easily accessible, easily programmable and there's tons of viral source code for other Windows operating systems available.

FS Mobile Anti-Virus

F-Secure has been researching mobile platforms for years, and we have F-Secure Anti-Virus for PocketPC already available.

Stay tuned for more information.