NEWS FROM THE LAB - Monday, August 30, 2004

How to protect you Series 60 phone from Cabir Posted by Jarno @ 10:23 GMT

Cabir is able to send infected files only to devices that have their bluetooth in discoverable (visible) mode. So simply setting you phone into non-discoverable (hidden) mode is enough the prevent Cabir from tying to send you infected caribe.sis files.

Do note that we have no reports of Cabir spreading outside Philippines - and even those reports have not been confirmed

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Image of Nokia 6600 with Cabir safe settigns.