The First Virus to Spread via SMS

July 16, 2009

A new piece of moblie malware called the “Sexy Space” is the first known virus that spreads via SMS or text message. The use of mobile bots could allow networks of hackers the ability to steal data or shut down your cell phone remotely. It is important for users to verify any link that is sent to them via SMS before clicking on any link that sends them to another location.

For more information, read this article from Computerworld.