First Cell-Phone Java Trojan on the Loose

Alerts went out Tuesday from several security companies warning users of an in-the-wild Trojan horse able to infect nearly any cell phone. The Trojan, named Redbrowser.a by McAfee, F-Secure, and the discovering vendor Kaspersky Labs, can attack any device – smart phone, PDA, or cell phone – that runs Java 2 Micro Edition, Sun Microsystem’s version for consumer electronics devices.


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