Threat Description

Skudoo.A

Details

Aliases:Skudoo.A, SymbOS/Skudoo.A
Category: Malware
Type:
Platform: W32

Summary



Skudoo.A is a combination of several previous Skulls variants. Skudoo.A contains component files from Skulls.D and Skulls.N among other variants.



Removal


Automatic action

Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically disinfect the suspect file by either deleting it or renaming it.

More

You may wish to refer to the Support Community for further assistance. You also may also refer to General Removal Instructions for a general guide on alternative disinfection actions.



Technical Details



Spreading in: SplinterCell-ChaosTheory_ngage_cracked-XiMPDA.sis

Skudoo.A also drops several Cabir variants on the phone and component files Doomboot.A trojan.

The Doomboot component dropped by Skudoo.A prevents phone from rebooting, so if your phone is infected with Skudoo.A, it is critical not to reboot the phone.

As Skudoo.A breaks the application manager and application installer, the only currently working method of disinfection works with phones that have removable memory card.



Detection


Generic detection that detects Skudoo.A was published for F-Secure Mobile Anti-Virus on December 13th, 2004 in
Detection Type: Mobile
Database: database build number 15



Description Created: Jarno Niemela September 26th, 2005;


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