View Full Version : Updates & a new platform

2006-09-08, 15:20
http://forums.spybot.info/images/mobile/winceppc.pngIf you take a look at todays update list, you may notice that the number of fingerprints is smaller than those of earlier updates. This is not due to detections that have been removed, but due to improvements that the last engine now allows, resulting in smaller update download sizes and faster scans.
The second part of our news is our new Spybot-S&D for Windows Mobile (http://forums.spybot.info/index.php?page=wince). We're quite aware that this topic is controversial, with some people saying that speaking about viruses on cellphones is just a hype, while others report about multiple infection attempts in crowded places. Our opinion on this is simply that it's better to protect yourself before something happens than to do it afterwards. Pocket PCs and Smartphones based on Windows have a growing market share, and it's much easier for malware writers to target the more or less known platform Windows than Symbian or others.

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