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SymbOS.Hobbes.A

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
April 17, 2005
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:37:14 PM
Also Known As:
Hobbes.A[F-Secure], SymbOS/Hobbes.a[McAfee]
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
EPOC

SymbOS.Hobbes.A is a Symbian Trojan horse that attempts to disable all applications on Series 60 platforms.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 17, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 17, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2008 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 20, 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
Writeup By: Robert X Wang

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