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SymbOS.Zeusmitmo

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
September 29, 2010
Updated:
September 30, 2010 9:06:03 AM
Also Known As:
SymbOS/Zitmo.A [McAfee]
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
74,632 bytes
Systems Affected:
Symbian OS
SymbOS.Zeusmitmo is a Trojan horse that runs on Symbian Series 60 2nd Edition mobile devices. It opens a back door that allows a remote attacker to steal information from SMS messages received on the compromised device.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 29, 2010 revision 024
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 29, 2010 revision 037
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 6, 2012 revision 018
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 6, 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: Opens a back door
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals information from received SMS messages

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Takayoshi Nakayama and Mario Ballano Barcena

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