Cell Phones Remain Mostly Unharmed by Viruses

The worry-free ride over cell-phone viruses will continue, at least in the near future, and not just because Apple quickly circulated a software patch to plug a vulnerability in its iPhone. Rather, for their extended peace of mind, users can credit the more tightly controlled -- some would say strangulated -- structure of the mobile phone industry in the United States.

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