Kaspersky Lab on Thursday said it has discovered the first virus designed to infect iPods. At the same time, the Russian antivirus company said that the virus, dubbed Podloso, does not pose a real threat.
Kaspersky states that the virus will only work if Linux has been installed on an iPod. Also, the user has to load the virus onto the iPod, Kaspersky said. "Podloso cannot be launched automatically without user involvement," the company said.
Once launched, Podloso will scan the iPod's hard disk and infect all executable files. Any attempt to launch these files will cause … Read more