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Smartphones such as Research in Motion Ltd's BlackBerry and Apple Inc's iPhone have been steadily increasing, but the market for software to protect mobile devices such as smartphones has yet to take off.
Symantec Corp. said on Wednesday the release of its new Web-based security service would depend on response to user trials and would be held back if required tweaks meant it would miss the key holiday period in the United States.
Yahoo Inc., the world's largest provider of e-mail services, said on Monday that a software virus aimed at Yahoo Mail users had infected "a very small fraction" of its base of more than 200 million accounts.
Computer hackers seeking financial gain rather than thrills or notoriety are increasingly flooding the Internet with malicious software code, according to a semi-annual report issued on Sunday.
Several new computer worms were being blamed for causing computer system outages at some media outlets and companies in the United States on Tuesday.