Threat Description

SMS-Flooder

Details

Aliases: SMS-Flooder, SMS Flooder
Category: Malware
Type:
Platform: W32

Summary


SMS Flooder (generic description).

An SMS Flooder is a trojan that sends a massive amount of SMS messages to a single or multiple targets. A big amount of SMS messages can cause a lot of inconvenience and annoyance and in some cases crash specific hardware or perform a denial of service attack on a service.

Most famous SMS flooders: HellBomber, ICQSms, Bomber, SMS-Bomber, MobilKiller.



Removal


Automatic action

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

More

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.







Description Details: Alexey Podrezov, July 14th, 2003
Description Last Modified: Alexey Podrezov, May 24th, 2004


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