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SymbOS.Skulls.K

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
July 7, 2005
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:41:57 PM
Also Known As:
Bootton.A [F-Secure], Trojan.SymbOS.Sculler.m [Kaspe, Troj/Skulls-R [Sophos], SYMBOS_SKULLS.N [Trend Micro]
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
EPOC

SymbOS.Skulls.K is a Symbian Trojan horse that affects series 60 phones.
The Trojan overwrites several applications and installs a copy of SymbOS.Cabir.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 9, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 9, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2008 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 13, 2005
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

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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