Trojan-Dropper:SymbOS/Stealwar

Threat description

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CATEGORYMalware
TYPETrojan-Dropper

Summary

Trojan-Dropper:SymOS/StealWar is a family of trojan programs, which are usually distributed as malicious SIS files.

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Technical Details

On execution, StealWar drops the following Symbian malware onto the system:

The combined effect of the installed malwares is to produce heavy Bluetooth traffic, caused by the resending of installed Cabir and Commwarrior variants.

There is also the effect of leaking phonebook information to phones within Bluetooth range.

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