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


Automatic action

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

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Detailed instructions for F-Secure security products are available in the documentation found in the Downloads section of our Home - Global site.

You may also refer to the Knowledge Base on the F-Secure Community site for further assistance.



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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