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SymbOS.Exy.D

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
July 20, 2009
Updated:
July 21, 2009 12:04:01 AM
Type:
Worm
Infection Length:
68,224 bytes
Systems Affected:
Symbian OS
SymbOS.Exy.D is a worm that attempts to send SMS messages to a predetermined number.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 20, 2009 revision 052
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 20, 2009 revision 065
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 20, 2009 revision 065
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 22, 2009
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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: Sends SMS messages to a predetermined number.

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: Mario Ballano

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