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SymbOS.Commwarrior.F

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
May 17, 2006
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:55:29 PM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Symbian OS

SymbOS.Commwarrior.F is a worm that runs on Series 60 phones. It attempts to spread using Bluetooth and Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) messages as a randomly named .sis file.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 18, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 18, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2008 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 24, 2006
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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
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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