Made the rounds
in August 2004, forcing some cell phones based on the Symbian operating system software to produce
very expensive text messages for its owners. The virus resided in an illegal
copy of the cell-phone game Â“MosquitoÂ” and was available for free on the Internet and on peer-to-peer (P2P) networks.
Internet; Network; Operating System Software; Peer-to-Peer (P2P).
In Brief. Mosquito Virus Bites Phones. The
Globe and Mail, August 12, 2004, p. B7.