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SymbOS.Doomboot.V

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
July 4, 2006
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:57:15 PM
Also Known As:
Doomboot.B [F-Secure]
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Symbian OS


SymbOS.Doomboot.V 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 corrupted files and a copy of SymbOS.Skulls onto the compromised device.

SymbOS.Doomboot.V reportedly arrives as restart_20.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 5, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 5, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2008 revision 016
  • 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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