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Giant leap looms for mobile bugs




Giant leap looms for mobile bugs
Giant leap looms for mobile bugs



http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/8014111.stm 

By Jason Palmer
Science and technology reporter
BBC News
23 April 2009

The widespread outbreak of mobile phone viruses will occur when a 
sufficient number of them share an operating system (OS), according to 
researchers.

Viruses spread by Bluetooth could reach all users of a given OS in days, 
whereas those spread by multimedia messages could spread in just hours.

But the virulence will only appear when a given OS has about 10% market 
share.

This "percolation transition" was described at the Science Beyond 
Fiction conference in Prague.

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