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SymbOS.Exy.E

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
February 25, 2010
Updated:
February 26, 2010 12:42:12 AM
Type:
Worm
Infection Length:
57,573 bytes
Systems Affected:
Symbian OS
SymbOS.Exy.E is a worm for the Symbian operating system that spreads using multimedia messaging service (MMS) messages.

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Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 25, 2010 revision 018
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 25, 2010 revision 022
  • Latest Daily Certified version June 30, 2010 revision 041
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 3, 2010
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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: Gathers system information.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Robert X Wang

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