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SymbOS.Mabtal.A

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
March 10, 2006
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:51:54 PM
Also Known As:
SymbOS/Mabtal.A [McAfee ], Mabtal [F-Secure]
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
EPOC

SymbOS.Mabtal.A 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 may attempt to install another Symbian threat onto the compromised device and a Windows Trojan horse onto the device's memory card. It also disables legitimate Symbian applications.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 11, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 11, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2008 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 15, 2006
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: Moderate

Damage

  • Damage Level: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Yana Liu

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