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SymbOS.Cdropper.R

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
June 30, 2006
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:57:12 PM
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Symbian OS


SymbOS.Cdropper.R 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 copy of SymbOS.Cabir onto the compromised device.

SymbOS.Cdropper.R reportedly arrives as Pinball S60.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 17, 2007 revision 024
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 3, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 18, 2007 revision 004
  • 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
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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