internetnews.com: First 'Real' iPod Virus Rears Its Head
Apr 07, 2007, 16:00 (6 Talkback[s])
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"It just goes to show nothing is safe. Late last year, some
TomTom GPS devices were infected with a pair of low-grade Windows
viruses. The iPod also found itself infected with a similar
low-risk virus late last year as well.
"But neither of those two were a threat to the device or users.
Both viruses got onto the machines during the manufacturing process
and would not run on the device's native operating system. However,
a newly discovered virus for the iPod does indeed run on the