Trojan:SymbOS/FakePatch.A

Classification

Malware

Trojan

SymbOS

Trojan:SymbOS/FakePatch.A

Summary

FakePatch.A sends SMS messages to premium rate numbers, and terminates anti-virus processes.

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Technical Details

FakePatch.A profits by sending SMS messages to premium rate numbers, leaving the user to pay for the incurring charges. It also terminates any anti-virus related processes to avoid detection.

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