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Symbian signed malware - does signing matter?

Jul 20, 2009, 20:04 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

"How a piece of malware was signed in the first place is another story.

"Symbian uses the services of Finnish anti-virus vendor F-secure in order to scan apps for malware. F-Secure's chief research officer Mikko Hypponen blogged that in his view, "...the virus writer submitted the malware through the Express Signing procedure, where most applications are not inspected by humans."

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