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WinCE.Infomeiti

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
February 26, 2008
Updated:
February 29, 2008 9:36:19 AM
Also Known As:
WCE/Meiti-A [Sophos], WinCE/Infojack [McAfee], Trojan:WinCE/InfoJack [F-Secure], WINCE_INFOJACK.A [Trend]
Type:
Worm
Infection Length:
75,776 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows CE
WinCE.Infomeiti is a worm that spreads by copying itself to memory cards on compromised mobile devices. It may also send confidential information to a remote site and lowers security settings.

Microsoft Windows Mobile platforms version 5.0 is also affected.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 26, 2008 revision 054
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 24, 2014 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 27, 2008 revision 003
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 24, 2012 revision 003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 27, 2008
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

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
  • Payload: Sends confidential information to a remote site and lowers security settings.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Sends confidential information to a remote site.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
  • Target of Infection: Windows CE and Windows Mobile
Writeup By: Kaoru Hayashi

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