Tuesday, July 20, 2004

First Proof-Of-Concept CE Virus Released

FYI PPC fans!  Be on your toes.  I suppose this could infect a Smartphone too… 

It was only a matter of time before this was going to happen -- an EXE on Windows CE that is capable of infecting other EXE files on the same unit. It's called "WinCE4.Dust", and it's clear it's proof-of-concept, as it prompts the user before actually infecting other executables:
In any case, it's worth pointing out several things: first, it's not at all surprising this is possible -- CE is a general-purpose OS, and as such can run any...

[Pocket PC Thoughts]

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