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Risk Level 1: Very Low

October 26, 2006
February 13, 2007 1:02:05 PM
Also Known As:
AppDisabler.J [F-Secure]
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Symbian OS

SymbOS.Appdisabler.J is a Trojan horse that runs on the Symbian OS, which is used as the operating system for Nokia Series 60 cellular telephones. It attempts to disable a number of Symbian applications by overwriting their main executable files.

When a user opens the Trojan's .sis file, the phone installer will display a dialog to warn users that the application may be coming from an untrusted source and may cause potential problems.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 27, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 12, 2018 revision 025
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 27, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 13, 2018 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 1, 2006
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Yana Liu

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