Kaspersky recently detected a potential program/virus dubbed Podloso that could be used and infect a linux based iPod’s executables with the extension .elf. Right now, i guess there’s no “real” virus *yet* that could spread automatically and do bad stuff to your cute-lil-ipod.
The best thing to do as a user of iPod now is not to panic *yet*. If they do bump into something that resembles close to a virus for these devices, rest assured, it will get posted here, someone will find a cure and someone will find another new “. More reading: Here.
It is an interesting breakthrough in malware vectors. It would come as no surprise if Zune, Xbox, PS2/3 and all those connect-capable devices be at risk.