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Trojan.Mos

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
January 7, 2004
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:26:18 PM
Also Known As:
SymbOS/QDial26 [McAfee]
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
EPOC

Trojan.Mos is a Symbian Series 60 Trojan horse that sends a message using the Short Message Service (SMS) to a high-cost phone number.

The program is a clone of a popular game known as Mosquitos.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 10, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 10, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2008 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 11, 2004
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Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Eric Chien

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