Linked by HAL2001 on Wed 23rd Feb 2011 23:58 UTC
Privacy, Security, Encryption A new variant of spyware "Spy.Felxispy" on Symbian devices causing privacy leakage has recently been captured by the National Computer Virus Emergency Response Centre of China. According to NetQin Mobile, there are more than a dozen variants of the spyware since the first was spotted, and the latest has affected 150,000+ devices. Once installed, the spyware will turn on the Conference Call feature of the device without users' awareness. When users are making phone calls, the spyware automatically adds itself to the call to monitor the conversation.
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Wow, what Symbian version do you have? S40? I assure you, on Symbian smartphones, you most certainly can install apps. In fact, it was one of the first mobile platforms where this was possible and is still the most open one in terms of what you're allowed to do without hacking it.

Most can, this one barely has enough storage to store a few dozen text messages.

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