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SymbOS.Fontal.A

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
April 6, 2005
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:36:31 PM
Also Known As:
Fontal.A [F-Secure], SYMBOS_FONTAL.A [Trend Micro]
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
EPOC

SymbOS.Fontal.A is a Trojan horse that replaces system files, which disables the application manager and prevents the device from restarting if it is switched off.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 6, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 10, 2011 revision 019
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 6, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version October 10, 2011 revision 020
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 6, 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: High

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Eric Chien

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