Trojan:SymbOS/Skulls.V

Classification

Malware

Trojan

SymbOS

Skulls.V, SymbOS/Skulls.V

Summary

Skulls.V is a SIS file trojan that pretends to be installation file for Battery Extender software.

Removal

Disinfection with two Series 60 phones

Download F-Skulls from ftp://ftp.f-secure.com/anti-virus/tools/f-skulls.zip or directly with phone https://www.europe.f-secure.com/tools/f-skulls.sis

  • 1. Install F-Skulls.sis into infected phones memory card with a clean phone
  • 2. Put the memory card with F-Skulls into infected phone
  • 3. The F-Skulls starts automatically upon insertion and frees menu and application manager
  • 4. Go to application manager and uninstall the SIS file in which you installed the Skulls.V
  • 5. Download and install F-Secure Mobile Security on your computer to remove other malware dropped by the Skulls.V, or directly onto the mobile itself
  • 6. Remove the F-Skulls with application manager as the phone is now cleaned
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Technical Details

Spreading in: Ximplyfy Battery Extender.sis

When installed Skulls.V disables several built in applications, drops component files from Locknut.A, Doomboot.A and installs Cabir.B and Cabir.X

In addition of directly installing damaging files, Skulls.V also drops MGDropper.A into the device.

Skulls.V also installs a pirate copied version of Simworks Anti-Virus into the device.

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