The upshot will be the arrival of a greater number of Cabir variants going forward. To date, some seven distinct sub-species of the worm have been discovered. Most recently, the worm was found within a version of the Skulls Trojan.
Cabir, which spreads between mobile phones using a special Symbian operating system file, causes more irritation than harm, but marks the dawn of the mobile phone virus moving from mere concept into actual threat.
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