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SymbOS.Commwarrior.K

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
June 5, 2006
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:56:03 PM
Also Known As:
Commwarrior.L [F-Secure]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Symbian OS

SymbOS.Commwarrior.K is a worm that runs on Series 60 phones and is a minor variant of SymbOS.Commwarrior.D. It attempts to spread using Bluetooth and Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) messages, and Multimedia Cards (MMC) as a randomly named .sis file.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 6, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 6, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2008 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 7, 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
Writeup By: Yana Liu

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