Monday, July 18, 2005

Gartner Advises Businesses to See Beyond Mobile Malware Hype

Data Manager on line - - Fast spreading virus or worm on mobile devices unlikely before the end of 2007
- Mobile network operators must develop antivirus strategies

Egham, UK – 18 July 2005 – The conditions required for a virus or worm to pose a rapid spreading threat to more than 30 percent of mobile devices will not converge until the end of 2007, according to new research by Gartner. For this reason, businesses should not focus their immediate wireless security efforts on device-based malware solutions.

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