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SymbOS.Skulls.P

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
December 13, 2005
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:49:57 PM
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
EPOC


SymbOS.Skulls.P is a Trojan horse that runs on the Symbian OS, which is used as the operating system for Nokia Series 60 cellular telephones. It disables several applications on the device and also drops SymbOS.Skulls.O on to the compromised device.

SymbOS.Skulls.P reportedly arrives as Nokia_Space_Cadet_Pinball.sis.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 13, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 13, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2008 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 14, 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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