Car maker Lexus has hit back at stories suggesting its cars are vulnerable to mobile phone viruses. Having launched an investigation into the rumour a spokesman has dismissed the allegation as “without foundation”.
Lexus cars may be vulnerable to viruses that infect them via mobile phones. Landcruiser 100 models LX470 and LS430 have been discovered with infected operating systems that transfer within a range of 15 feet.
Google has finally stopped the Santy worm dead in its tracks, thanks to lobbying from anti-virus vendors. The worm, which trawls Google for vulnerable versions of bulletin board software known as phpBB, had reached epidemic proportions by Tuesday night.