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SymbOS.Cabir.U

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
July 27, 2005
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:42:47 PM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

SymbOS.Cabir.U is a proof-of-concept worm that propagates through Bluetooth-enabled devices. The worm 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 28, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 28, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2008 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 3, 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: Kaoru Hayashi

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