Woman allegedly threatened Apple CEO Tim Cook Apple earnings preview Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer plans to retire Stimulus check update: Watch for this IRS letter Free N95 masks Google Doodle honors sculptor

Symantec shields Windows phones, PDAs

New software is designed to protect handhelds and smart phones that run Windows Mobile 5.0 software.

Symantec on Wednesday announced Mobile AntiVirus 4.0 for Windows Mobile. The software is designed to protect personal digital assistants and smart phones running the Windows Mobile 5.0 software.

Mobile AntiVirus 4.0 is scheduled to be available beginning Nov. 10 through Symantec's direct sales force, enterprise channel, system integrators and select hardware partners. A new trial license manager will let potential buyers evaluate the software before purchasing it, the company said.