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SymbOS.Cdropper.D

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
February 1, 2005
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:56:56 PM
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Symbian OS


SymbOS.Cdropper.D is a Trojan horse program that drops SymbOS.Cabir variants as well as other security threats.

Note: Virus definitions dated June 28, 2006 or earlier may detect this threat as SymbOS.Locknut.

The Trojan Horse reportedly arrives as the following file:
Server.sis

When a user opens this file, the phone installer will display a dialog to warn users that the application may be coming from an untrusted source and may cause potential problems.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 29, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 3, 2008 revision 035
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 29, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 3, 2008 revision 037
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 5, 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: 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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