Earlier this week, an Android Trojan was discovered by Kaspersky labs and was traced to Russia. Just a day earlier, BBC had published a report on how easy it was to create spyware applications for smartphones. Now, if you are scared of having contracted a virus on a mobile phone and wondering how to remove it, the PC2Mobile scan should come of help.
Developed by India-based Quick Heal technologies, this is the first of its kind virus scanner that will let users scan their mobile phone for virus by connecting it to a computer via cable or Bluetooth. The application was launched in May this year and now supports close to 550 different mobile handsets made by Asus, Apple, Fujitsu, Nokia, Motorola, Sony Ericsson, Samsung, HTC, BlackBerry, etc.
The PC2Mobile scan software is available as part of Quick Heal’s Total Security 2010 suite that is priced at Rs. 2,000 ($43 apprx.)