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  1. #1
    Jack Zwick
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    In article <[email protected]>,
    "George" <[email protected]> wrote:

    >
    > "John Navas" <[email protected]> wrote in message
    > news:[email protected]
    > > Virus converts each icon into a death's head
    > > http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cg...UGVJA28LL1.DTL
    > >
    > > Early this month, several Web sites began offering software promising
    > > ring tones and screen savers for certain cell phones.
    > >
    > > But those who downloaded the software found that it turned every icon
    > > on their cell phone's screens into a skull-and-crossbones and
    > > disabled their phones, so they could no longer send or receive text
    > > messages or access contact lists or calendars.

    >
    > When will people people finally learn not to download or install something
    > unless they know what it is and what it does?
    >
    >
    > >
    > > Security experts named the malicious software Skulls and consider it
    > > an early warning of the damage hackers could do as they turn their
    > > malevolent talents to cell phones from computers.
    > >
    > > [MORE]
    > >
    > > See also "Skulls program kills cell phone apps"
    > >

    > http://news.com.com/Skulls+program+k...49_3-5460194.h
    > tml
    > >
    > > --
    > > Best regards,
    > > John Navas <http://navasgrp.home.att.net/>
    > > CABLE MODEM/DSL GUIDE: <http://Cable-DSL.home.att.net/>


    WHAT??? JOHN NAVAS NOW BEING LIKE CHICKEN LITTLE AND SPREADING FUD?
    After he falsly accused others of that?

    It's only Symbian Nokia phones that are affected. Not Motorola, Not
    Ericisson, Not Sony-Ericcson, not Samsung, not most Nokia, not PalmOne,
    not Blackberry



    See More: TROLL "Hackers find cell phones next weak link to exploit"




  2. #2
    Alan
    Guest

    Re: TROLL "Hackers find cell phones next weak link to exploit"


    "Jack Zwick" <[email protected]> wrote in message
    news:[email protected]
    > In article <[email protected]>,
    > "George" <[email protected]> wrote:
    >
    > >
    > > "John Navas" <[email protected]> wrote in message
    > > news:[email protected]
    > > > Virus converts each icon into a death's head
    > > >

    http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cg...UGVJA28LL1.DTL
    > > >
    > > > Early this month, several Web sites began offering software

    promising
    > > > ring tones and screen savers for certain cell phones.
    > > >
    > > > But those who downloaded the software found that it turned every

    icon
    > > > on their cell phone's screens into a skull-and-crossbones and
    > > > disabled their phones, so they could no longer send or receive text
    > > > messages or access contact lists or calendars.

    > >
    > > When will people people finally learn not to download or install

    something
    > > unless they know what it is and what it does?
    > >
    > >
    > > >
    > > > Security experts named the malicious software Skulls and consider

    it
    > > > an early warning of the damage hackers could do as they turn their
    > > > malevolent talents to cell phones from computers.
    > > >
    > > > [MORE]
    > > >
    > > > See also "Skulls program kills cell phone apps"
    > > >

    > >

    http://news.com.com/Skulls+program+k...49_3-5460194.h
    > > tml
    > > >
    > > > --
    > > > Best regards,
    > > > John Navas <http://navasgrp.home.att.net/>
    > > > CABLE MODEM/DSL GUIDE: <http://Cable-DSL.home.att.net/>

    >
    > WHAT??? JOHN NAVAS NOW BEING LIKE CHICKEN LITTLE AND SPREADING FUD?
    > After he falsly accused others of that?
    >
    > It's only Symbian Nokia phones that are affected. Not Motorola, Not
    > Ericisson, Not Sony-Ericcson, not Samsung, not most Nokia, not PalmOne,
    > not Blackberry



    And how long do you think it will take for someone to come up with a java
    program that will do the same thing? It was a perfectly fair and reasonable
    warning.





  3. #3
    Jack Zwick
    Guest

    Re: TROLL "Hackers find cell phones next weak link to exploit"

    In article <[email protected]>, "Alan" <[email protected]>
    wrote:

    >
    > "Jack Zwick" <[email protected]> wrote in message
    > news:[email protected]
    > > In article <[email protected]>,
    > > "George" <[email protected]> wrote:
    > >
    > > >
    > > > "John Navas" <[email protected]> wrote in message
    > > > news:[email protected]
    > > > > Virus converts each icon into a death's head
    > > > >

    > http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cg...UGVJA28LL1.DTL
    > > > >
    > > > > Early this month, several Web sites began offering software

    > promising
    > > > > ring tones and screen savers for certain cell phones.
    > > > >
    > > > > But those who downloaded the software found that it turned every

    > icon
    > > > > on their cell phone's screens into a skull-and-crossbones and
    > > > > disabled their phones, so they could no longer send or receive text
    > > > > messages or access contact lists or calendars.
    > > >
    > > > When will people people finally learn not to download or install

    > something
    > > > unless they know what it is and what it does?
    > > >
    > > >
    > > > >
    > > > > Security experts named the malicious software Skulls and consider

    > it
    > > > > an early warning of the damage hackers could do as they turn their
    > > > > malevolent talents to cell phones from computers.
    > > > >
    > > > > [MORE]
    > > > >
    > > > > See also "Skulls program kills cell phone apps"
    > > > >
    > > >

    > http://news.com.com/Skulls+program+k...49_3-5460194.h
    > > > tml
    > > > >
    > > > > --
    > > > > Best regards,
    > > > > John Navas <http://navasgrp.home.att.net/>
    > > > > CABLE MODEM/DSL GUIDE: <http://Cable-DSL.home.att.net/>

    > >
    > > WHAT??? JOHN NAVAS NOW BEING LIKE CHICKEN LITTLE AND SPREADING FUD?
    > > After he falsly accused others of that?
    > >
    > > It's only Symbian Nokia phones that are affected. Not Motorola, Not
    > > Ericisson, Not Sony-Ericcson, not Samsung, not most Nokia, not PalmOne,
    > > not Blackberry

    >
    >
    > And how long do you think it will take for someone to come up with a java
    > program that will do the same thing? It was a perfectly fair and reasonable
    > warning.


    Far less so than my warning about SMS Spam which is already sweeping the
    Far Eat. And for that I got insulted by Navas, a major hypocrite, and
    then he issues a less serious warning.



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