iPhone worm code suggests mobile botnets may be future risk

Over on Ars Technica, Chris Foresman has a post entitled: "iPhone worm code suggests mobile botnets may be future risk"

Security researchers have analyzed the code and design of recently discovered malware that targeted jailbroken iPhones. The code exists as a proof of concept that smartphones could easily be turned into a mobile botnet capable of stealing sensitive personal data.

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