Threat Description

Palm/MTX_II.A

Details

Aliases: Palm/MTX_II.A, Palm_MTX, SABiA_II, I-Worm.Sabia Palm component
Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: Palm

Summary



Palm/MTX_II.A is a 'greeting card' Palm application dropped by MTX_II.A Windows virus. The Palm application itself is not malicious but it is dropped as a payload of MTX_II.A.



Removal



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Technical Details



Upon execution the Palm/MTX_II.A displays a following dialog containing greetings to other virus writers.

When user clicks ok button of the dialog the application displays a animation of random rectangles that resembles game of life.

Palm/MTX_II.A is not a virus and it does not no anything malicous to other palm applications or data. But as it is installed into Palm device without user permission it is treated as a trojan, and detected by F-Secure Anti-Virus and F-Secure Anti-Virus for Palm OS.





Technical Details: Jarno Niemela, F-Secure, September 2001


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