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SymbOS.Multidropper.A

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
March 4, 2008
Updated:
March 5, 2008 10:07:36 AM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
143,158 bytes
Systems Affected:
Symbian OS
SymbOS.Multidropper.A is a Trojan horse that runs on Symbian OS, which is the operating system used by Nokia Series 60 cellular telephones. It drops SymbOS.Commwarrior.C, SymbOS.Beselo.A, and SymbOS.Kiazha.A on to the compromised device.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 4, 2008 revision 035
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 4, 2008 revision 041
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2008 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 5, 2008
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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
  • Payload: Drops other threats on to the compromised device.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
  • Target of Infection: Nokia Series 60 cellular telephones
Writeup By: Yana Liu

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