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SymbOS.Dampig.A

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
March 8, 2005
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:34:58 PM
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
EPOC

SymbOS.Dampig.A is a Symbian Trojan horse that disables applications and installs several variants of SymbOS.Cabir worm on Symbian series 60 devices.

It has been reported that the Trojan disguises itself as a copy of the application Full Screen Caller version 3.2, and may arrive as a file named vir.sis.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 8, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 8, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2008 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 9, 2005
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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
Note: On May 14, 2015, modifications will be made to the threat write-ups to streamline the content. The Threat Assessment section will no longer be published as this section is no longer relevant to today's threat landscape. The Risk Level will continue to be the main threat risk assessment indicator.
Writeup By: Robert X Wang

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