Threat Description

Trojan-Dropper: ​SymbOS/Stealwar


Category: Malware
Type: Trojan-Dropper
Platform: SymbOS
Aliases: Trojan-Dropper:​SymbOS/Stealwar, SymbOS/Stealwar


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


Automatic action

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

More scanning & removal options

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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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