Drever.A

Classification

Malware

Trojan

SymbOS

Drever.A

Summary

Drever.A is a malicious SIS file trojan that disables the automatic startup of Simworks and Kaspersky Symbian Anti-Virus software. Currently, it is still unverified whether either of these software have protection against such attacks. Drever.A does not affect F-Secure Mobile Anti-Virus.

Removal

Drever.A can be disinfected easily by using F-Secure Mobile Anti-Virus available from http://www.f-secure.com/estore/avmobile.shtml. Alternatively, you can uninstall it by uninstalling the Drever SIS file with application manager.

  • Open the application manager
  • Uninstall antivirus.sis, if your menu shows several applications with that filename, choose the one that has smallest size
  • Re-install your Anti-Virus

Suspect a file is incorrectly detected (a False Positive)?

A False Positive is when a file is incorrectly detected as harmful, usually because its code or behavior resembles known harmful programs. A False Positive will usually be fixed in a subsequent database update without any action needed on your part. If you wish, you may also:

  • Check for the latest database updates

    First check if your F-Secure security program is using the latest detection database updates, then try scanning the file again.

  • Submit a sample

    After checking, if you still believe the file is incorrectly detected, you can submit a sample of it for re-analysis.

    NOTE If the file was moved to quarantine, you need to collect the file from quarantine before you can submit it.

  • Exclude a file from further scanning

    If you are certain that the file is safe and want to continue using it, you can exclude it from further scanning by the F-Secure security product.

    Note You need administrative rights to change the settings.

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