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iPhone Malware Scanner

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iPhone Malware Scanner  First Ever iPhone Malware Scanner
A French security company known for its Mac OS X antivirus software released the first malware-scanning app for the iPhone and iPad and iPod Touch.

Because iOS prevents the program from accessing the file system or conducting automatic or scheduled scans — as do virtually all Mac and Windows antivirus software — VirusBarrier must be manually engaged, and then scans only file attachments and files on remote servers, said Peter James, a spokesman for Intego.

VirusBarrier for iOS can scan email attachments in a variety of formats, including Microsoft’s Word, Excel and PowerPoint; PDF documents; JavaScript files; and Windows executables, those files tagged with the .exe extension. It can also scan files in a Dropbox folder, those stored on MobileMe’s iDisk, or files downloaded via the iOS version of Safari.

The scanning engine and signatures — the digital “fingerprints” used to detect malware — in VirusBarrier for iOS …

iPhone Malware Scanner

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iPhone Malware Scanner  First Ever iPhone Malware Scanner
A French security company known for its Mac OS X antivirus software released the first malware-scanning app for the iPhone and iPad and iPod Touch.

Because iOS prevents the program from accessing the file system or conducting automatic or scheduled scans — as do virtually all Mac and Windows antivirus software — VirusBarrier must be manually engaged, and then scans only file attachments and files on remote servers, said Peter James, a spokesman for Intego.

VirusBarrier for iOS can scan email attachments in a variety of formats, including Microsoft’s Word, Excel and PowerPoint; PDF documents; JavaScript files; and Windows executables, those files tagged with the .exe extension. It can also scan files in a Dropbox folder, those stored on MobileMe’s iDisk, or files downloaded via the iOS version of Safari.

The scanning engine and signatures — the digital “fingerprints” used to detect malware — in VirusBarrier for i…