Last May 30, weeks after his guilty plea, the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control issued a new general license authorizing for export to Iran smart phones, satellite phones, anti-viral software
and other technology related to Internet communication.
"Gartner's position for 10 years has been that anti-viral software
on mobile devices makes no sense," Pescatore said.
THIS CHECK MAKES SURE YOUR LIS IS STILL WORKING, THAT THE SOFTWARE IS THE RIGHT VERSION, AND THAT ANTI-VIRAL SOFTWARE
AND THE CURRENT MAINTENANCE MASTER DATA FILE (MMDF) ARE LOADED.
The bank, which already provides anti-viral software
, said that the new software provides greater protection for customers who choose to download it from its online banking website.
What makes these mobile pests such a threat is the lack of anti-viral software
for mobile phones and PDAs.
Modem anti-viral software
strengthen this broader sense of the term as their operation is never limited to viruses.