Made the rounds in August 2004, forcing some cell phones based on the Symbian operating system software to produce very expensive text messages for its owners. The virus resided in an illegal copy of the cell-phone game “Mosquito” and was available for free on the Internet and on peer-to-peer (P2P) networks.
In Brief. Mosquito Virus Bites Phones. The Globe and Mail, August 12, 2004, p. B7.