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Symbos.Fontal.E

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
November 29, 2005
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:49:29 PM
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
EPOC


SymbOS.Fontal.E is a Trojan horse that runs on the Symbian OS, which is used as the operating system for Nokia Series 60 cellular telephones. It installs a corrupt font file on the compromised device.

SymbOS.Fontal.E reportedly arrives as T-VIRUS.sis.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 3, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 3, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2008 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 7, 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: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Yana Liu

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