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SymbOS.Doomboot.Q

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
December 5, 2005
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:49:36 PM
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
EPOC

SymbOS.Doomboot.Q is a Trojan horse that installs corrupt files on the compromised device preventing it from restarting correctly. The Trojan runs on the Symbian OS, which is the operating system for Nokia Series 60 cellular telephones.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 6, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 6, 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: Medium

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Yana Liu

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