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SymbOS.Fakenotify

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 13, 2012
Updated:
January 17, 2012 6:41:17 AM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
122,880 bytes
Systems Affected:
Symbian OS
SymbOS.Fakenotify is a Trojan horse for the Symbian OS that sends SMS messages to premium-rate numbers.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 13, 2012 revision 004
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 13, 2012 revision 017
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 13, 2012 revision 017
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 18, 2012
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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 premium-rate number.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Beannie Cai

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