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SymbOS.Bakup

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
March 16, 2012
Updated:
March 16, 2012 2:38:12 PM
Type:
Worm
Infection Length:
251,490 bytes
Systems Affected:
Symbian OS
SymbOS.Bakup is a worm for the Symbian OS that attempts to spread through Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS).

The worm creates an icon with the following name:
mms photo

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 16, 2012 revision 018
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 16, 2012 revision 018
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 16, 2012 revision 020
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 16, 2012 revision 020
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 21, 2012
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

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

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
  • Target of Infection: Attempts to spread through MMS.
Writeup By: Sam Tian

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