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Old 16.12.2009, 12:05
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Cell phone virus warning!

So at 1 am this morning I got an SMS from an unknown number. Title claiming to be The Power Save Inspector and bearing gifts in attachment style claiming to save my battery and money!?
I didn't allow the SMS to automatically save the download, I looked at the attachment and it was named 'commw'. Something smells fishy...

Google has it that the Commwarrior worm is doing the rounds. Watch out...

"Spreading though MMS:

Commwarrior spreads through the MMS by sending MMS messages that contains the infected SIS file to other users whose mobile numbers were in the address book of the infected mobile. The MMS messages contain variable text messages and Commwarrior SIS file with filename commw.sis. Unlike in bluetooth spreading, the SIS file name is constant, otherwise the SIS file is identical to the one sent in bluetooth spreading.

The easiest way for disinfection is the use of the anti virus software for the mobile phone and it will remove almost all the viruses in your mobile phones. Several companies like F-Secure are providing softwares for the removal of the mobile phone viruses. For downloading the software, open the browser in your mobile and navigate to : Click on the link "Download F-Secure Mobile Anti-Virus" and then select your phone model. Then download the file and then install it. After installing go to the menu and open the antivirus and scan the mobile phone for virus. The software will detect the viruses and removes it. But to kill the running Commwarrior process, the mobile phone must be restarted. You will get a detailed description about the manual removal from: "
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