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SymbOS.Doomboot.A

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
July 7, 2005
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:41:52 PM
Also Known As:
Doomboot.A [F-Secure], SYMBOS_DOOMED.A [Trend Micro]
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
EPOC


SymbOS.Doomboot.A is a Trojan horse that drops corrupt files and a copy of SymbOS.Commwarrior.B on to the compromised device. The Trojan runs on the Symbian OS, which is used as the operating system for Nokia Series 60 cellular telephones.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 7, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 7, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2008 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 13, 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: Medium

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Robert X Wang

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