NEWS FROM THE LAB - Monday, July 31, 2006

Black swan? Posted by Mikko @ 15:23 GMT

p3pPete Lindstrom at Spire Security's weblog has an interesting post out, challenging whether it really is true that bluetooth viruses have tried infecting my phone four times so far:

  My own anecdote is that Mikko is the first person I've ever heard of who has been
  attacked by a bluetooth virus. And he's been attacked four times.
  Has anyone else out there ever been hit by one, or have a friend who was infected?

Read the full post here.

So: if you've ever seen a bluetooth virus in action, do post a comment to Pete's blog. Let's see if we can get any feedback about real cases. Somehow I find it hard to believe I would be the only person in the world who has seen these incoming bluetooth connections in real life.

Here's one example of my encounter with Cabir.B.