Threat Description

Skudoo.A

Details

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

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

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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 Details: Jarno Niemela September 26th, 2005;


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