Mobile-Phone Worm Hits 20th Country

A worm that has been infecting mobile phones as it slowly spreads around the world has reached its 20th country, a security firm said Tuesday.

Cabir, which was first reported in the wild in the Philippines in August 2004, was recently sighted in Luxembourg, Finland-based F-Secure said. The latest reported brings to 20 the total number of countries where the worms has been seen in Asia, Europe and North America, including the United States.

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