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SymbOS.Doomboot.M

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
November 10, 2005
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:46:19 PM
Also Known As:
SYMBOS_DOOMED.H [Trend Micro]
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
EPOC

SymbOS.Doomboot.M is a Trojan horse that drops corrupt files on to the compromised device. The Trojan runs on the Symbian operating system that is used in Nokia Series 60 cellular telephones.

The Trojan arrives as exoVirusStop v2.13.16.sis (63,393 bytes), disguising itself as an antivirus product.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 10, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 10, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2008 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 16, 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: Yana Liu

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