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SymbOS.Appdisabler.L

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
October 26, 2006
Updated:
February 13, 2007 1:02:04 PM
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Symbian OS

SymbOS.Appdisabler.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 attempts to disable a number of Symbian applications by overwriting their main executable files.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 27, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 27, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2008 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 1, 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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