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WinCE.Pmcryptic.A

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
November 11, 2008
Updated:
November 12, 2008 12:54:34 PM
Type:
Worm
Infection Length:
16,081 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows CE
WinCE.Pmcryptic.A is a worm that spreads by copying itself to memory cards on compromised mobile devices. It also attempts to dial premium-rate numbers.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 11, 2008 revision 023
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 11, 2008 revision 018
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 12, 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: Attempts to dial premium-rate numbers.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
  • Target of Infection: Spreads by copying itself to memory cards on compromised mobile devices.
Writeup By: Andrea Lelli

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