|Date of Discovery:||April 04, 2006|
Disinfection for the cases when phone cannot start up
CAUTION! this method will remove all data on the device including calendar and phone numbers:
Installation to System
SymbOS/RommWar.C installs a malfunctioning system binary onto the C: drive of the phone as a bootstrap component. This is followed by different effects depending on the version of the ROM software on the device. Effects witnessed include a reboot of the device and failing to start up after the reboot.
Installs a corrupted system binary as a bootstrap component.
F-Secure Mobile Anti-Virus for Symbian detects this malware starting from the update build number 90.
Write-up: Mika Tolvanen, May 9, 2006
Technical Details: Mika Tolvanen, May 9, 2006