BlackBerry smartphones and iPhones are increasingly becoming the target of a phishing campaign to infect computers with malware.
Users receive an email saying they need to set up a Blackberry ID, but the link it provides installs the malicious software. According to SC Magazine, the malware can often go undetected by a lot of anti-virus programs.
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Francis Rose is the host of In Depth, which airs weekdays from 8-10 a.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, D.C. metro area and online everywhere. Francis has covered all three branches of the federal government as a broadcast journalist since 1998. He joined Federal News Radio in 2006, and launched In Depth in 2008 as a daily show focused on connecting federal executives to the information they need to do their jobs better.