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Symantec Mobile Threats Removal Tool

Discovered:
October 25, 2005
Updated:
July 3, 2006 12:00:00 AM
Type:
Removal Information
This tool is designed to remove the infections of the following threats:

SymbOS.Cabir
SymbOS.Cabir.B
SymbOS.Commwarrior.A
SymbOS.Commwarrior.B
SymbOS.Commwarrior.C


Note: This removal tool is designed to run on Nokia Series 60 mobile phones.

How to download and run the tool

Follow these steps to download and run the tool:

Download the SymcMTRT.sis file from the following URL:

http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/SymcMTRT.sis

Note:
The current version of the tool is version 1.0.5.
The certificate details are as follows:

Issuer:
Symbian Limited
Owner:
Symantec Corporation
Expires:
06/27/2016
Serial number:
554E3938F3A3BFB6ED39D54C9653BDBD
Valid from:
06/28/2006


Save the file to a convenient location, such as your Windows desktop.
Load the SymcMTRT.sis removal tool file onto the compromised device.
In the Symbian OS Menu, open the Tools folder.
Open the File Mngr. program.
Locate the SymcMTRT.sis file and open it.
Click Yes when you see the following message:

Install Symantec Mobile Threats Removal Tool?


Choose Continue and then click OK.
Click Exit to exit the file manager.
Click Back to exit the Tools folder.
Open the SymcMTRT application.





Click Options, select Quick Scan, and then click Select.
Choose Yes or No when the following message appears:

Would you like to create a log file as C:\Nokia\SymcMTRT.LOG?


One of two messages will appear:



Scanning Completed!
The removal was successful.

Directories deleted:[NUMBER OF DIRECTORIES]
Files deleted:[NUMBER OF FILES]




Scanning Complete!
No threat has been found on your device


Click Close to exit the removal tool.
Restart the device.
Run the removal tool again to ensure that the device is clean.

The log file
When the tool has finished running, and you chose to create a log file, it saves the log file to the device's C:\Nokia directory. This log file contains the following results:

Start
End
Number of scanned processes
Total number of scanned directories
Number of deleted directories
Number of scanned files
Number of deleted files
Summary

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