Mobile Virus ‘MMS Bomber’ claims millions of victims in China

Some particularly worrying news to bring you now, as it has been reported that a mobile virus called ‘MMS Bomber’ is spreading rapidly throughout China, costing users hefty phone bills in the process.

As reported from Pocket-Lint, the virus first originated in February and is said to specifically target handsets running Symbian S60 3rd Edition – with Nokia and Samsung handsets the most likely at risk.

The virus operates by sending url links to everyone on your contact list via MMS – which we all know are not cheap by any means. The virus is said to be quite sophisticated too, as it has the ability to disable your phone’s system management program.

Are you worried? Well, the good news is that this is only affecting those in China at the moment, since a recent update has prevented the virus reaching Europe. Still though – anything can happen.

Let us know your thoughts on this.

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Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

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