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SymbOS.Cdropper.L

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
March 23, 2006
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:56:56 PM
Also Known As:
Cdropper.L [F-Secure]
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Symbian OS


SymbOS.Cdropper.L is a Trojan horse that runs on the Symbian OS, which is used as the operating system for Nokia Series 60 cellular telephones. It drops a SymbOS.Cabir variant onto the compromised device.

SymbOS.Cdropper.L reportedly arrives as Mario-.sis. If a user opens this file, the device Installer will display a dialog to warn the user that the application may be coming from an untrusted source and may cause potential problems.

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

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 29, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 5, 2008 revision 053
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 29, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 5, 2008 revision 054
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 5, 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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