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Risk Level 1: Very Low

December 16, 2005
February 13, 2007 12:50:09 PM
Also Known As:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Symbian OS

SymbOS.Dampig.C is a Trojan horse that runs on the Symbian OS, which is used as the operating system for Nokia Series 60 cellular telephones. The Trojan overwrites several applications and installs other threats on the compromised device.

Note: Virus definitions dated prior to May 16, 2006 may detect this as SymbOS.Skulls.R.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 16, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 16, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2008 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 21, 2005
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Threat Assessment


  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Moderate


  • Damage Level: Low


  • Distribution Level: Low
Note: On May 14, 2015, modifications will be made to the threat write-ups to streamline the content. The Threat Assessment section will no longer be published as this section is no longer relevant to today's threat landscape. The Risk Level will continue to be the main threat risk assessment indicator.
Writeup By: Yana Liu

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