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SymbOS.Cdropper.Q

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
July 2, 2006
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:57:10 PM
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Symbian OS


SymbOS.Cdropper.Q 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 variants of SymbOS.Cabir onto the compromised device.

SymbOS.Cdropper.Q reportedly arrives as FSCaller.v3.0by9546.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.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 3, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version July 3, 2007 revision 049
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 3, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 4, 2007 revision 065
  • 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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