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Risk Level 1: Very Low

May 20, 2006
February 13, 2007 12:55:36 PM
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Symbian OS

SymbOS.Stealwar.C is a Trojan horse that affects Symbian series 60 phones. The Trojan drops several threats onto the compromised device.

Note: Virus Definitions dated May 19th, 2006 or earlier may detect this threat as SymbOS.Cabir.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 20, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 5, 2008 revision 053
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 20, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 5, 2008 revision 054
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 20, 2006
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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: Easy


  • Damage Level: Medium


  • 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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