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SymbOS.Beselo.A

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 22, 2008
Updated:
January 23, 2008 10:54:22 PM
Also Known As:
SymbOS/Beselo [McAfee], SYMBOS_BESELO.A [Trend], Symb/Beselo-A [Sophos], Worm:SymbOS/Beselo.A [F-Secure]
Type:
Worm
Infection Length:
12,288 bytes
Systems Affected:
Symbian OS
SymbOS.Beselo.A is a worm that that runs on the Symbian OS, which is used as the operating system for Nokia Series 60 cellular telephones. The threat spreads through Bluetooth connections and MMS messages.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 13, 2008 revision 035
  • Latest Rapid Release version May 31, 2016 revision 036
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 22, 2008 revision 56
  • Latest Daily Certified version June 1, 2016 revision 005
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 23, 2008
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Writeup By: Yana Liu

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