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SymbOS.MGDropper

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
December 22, 2004
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:31:17 PM
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
EPOC

SymbOS.MGDropper is a Trojan horse program that replaces system applications and third-party applications. It is a SIS install file for Symbian Series 60 devices. In addition, the Trojan installs SymbOS.Cabir. By default the Trojan horse has the filename "Metal_Gear.sis."

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 22, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 22, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2008 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 22, 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: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Eric Chien

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