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7 most dangerous viruses for mobile phones

Viruses in the same hp as computer viruses. Should a virus program, ie programs that can install itself, they can cause damage either directly or indirectly. Although there are a few of them that do not cause damage, but they still cause damage. 
Here's a list of 10 most dangerous viruses ever found in the mobile phone: 

1. Cabir 

Found: June 2004 
Name aliases: SymbOS / Cabir.A, EPOC / Cabir.A, Worm.Symbian.Cabir.a, Caribe 
Target: Mobile Symbian s60v2 
Scattered through: Bluetooth 
Damage: slow performance of mobile phone 

Cabir is a worm that spreads via a Bluetooth connection and into the inbox message with a catchy name. If the file is opened and installed, Cabir will start looking for other mobile targets that are currently open access to its Bluetooth connection to spread. Cabir Bluetooth will enable a periodic basis, about 15-20 minutes, to get other mobile targets. There was no malicious damage, but the hp battery will run out more quickly because of continuous bluetooth use. 

2. Skulls 

Discovered: November 2004 
Name alias: SymbOS.skulls, skulls.sis, Extenhded theme.sis 
Target: Symbian phones 
Scattered through: Internet 
Damage: mobile phones can not be used again except to call and receive calls. 

When installed, the Skull H will display the notification message: "Install beta_092_free-sms-RM8" and Skull S displays the message "Install BlueNum Stealer", and some other weird messages. This Trojan type damage the system and causes the menu icons turn into a skull icon. Not only can change the icons, Skull can destroy all the applications that its icon has changed. Usually when an infected application will be opened so that is the error message will appear. 

3. Postcard 

Discovered: January 2005 
Name aliases: random 
Target: Mobile Symbian s60v2 
Scattered through: Bluetooth and MMS 
Damage: Sending virus replication via MMS to any number in contacs, spent a pulse. 

The virus is its presence is often not realized because the name he uses is not necessarily. Type of virus attacks vary widely, but the most common is the virus will spread through Bluetooth. Several variants of this virus will also send an MMS to a random number stored in contacs. The last variant is found in Postcard T. which infect the Symbian 1.8 (s60v2) or earlier. This virus will spread and sometimes open an HTML page containing a message like this: 

"Introduction Surprise! Postcard Your phone infected by the worm v3.0. Matrix has you, Postcard inside. No panic please, it is very interesting to have mobile virus at own phone. This worm does not bring any harm to your phone and your significant data. About Postcard worm for Nokia Series60 Provides automatic real-time protection against harmful Anti-Virus content. Postcard is free software and is distributed in the Hope that it will from be useful, without any warranty. Thank you for using Postcard. Commwarrior © 2005 -2006 by e10d0r. " 

4. Locknut 

Discovered: March 2005 
Name alias: unknown 
Target: Symbian s60 
Scattered through: Internet downloads 
Damage: crashing mobile phone system (ROM)

Locknut or SymbOS.Locknut is a backdoor Trojan that uses the Symbian S60 system. The virus is dangerous because it can convert binary data (file extension. Bin) in the phone ROM from the system, and causes the mobile phone operating system stops. Locknut E, one variant of this virus, will damage important files in a Symbian system and causes the infected application could not be opened. In this way, over time mobile phones will be locked in total. 

5. Fontal 

Discovered: April 2005 
Name alias: unknown 
Target: Symbian s60 phone 
Scattered through: Internet downloads 
Damage: Lock the phone since the first lighted so it can not be used. 

If the phone lock Locknut gradually, then Fontal will lock the phone since it was first turned on. 

6. RommWar 

Found: - 
Name alias: theme.sis, xxx.sis, Britney_.sis, or other interesting names that provoke lo for installation melakukkan 
Target: Symbian s60 
Scattered through: Bluetooth, MMS, and internet 
Damage: causes melakukkan phone can not boot, restarts itself often 

When the installation process runs, the screen will display a message like this: "Install Stoper by WarriorMarrior?" 
RommWar consists of 4 variants namely A, B, C and D which all have a function causes the phone can not boot melakukkan, often restarts itself, shutting down the power button function, and prevent the mobile to light when ignited. 

7. Doomboot 

Found: - 
Name aliases: Doom_2_wad_kracked_by_DFT_S60_v.1.0.sis (disguised as a mobile games Doom 2), exoVirusStopv2.13.19 (disguised as antivirus programs) 
Target: symbian s60 
Scattered through: bluetooth 

Damage: create a file corrupted, preventing the phone reboots, if successful reboot it must be hard-reset melakukkan 
Doomboot including types of Trojan viruses. Many variants have been found, such as Doomboot A, C, L, F, G, and P. Doomboot A create a file corrupted, and after infecting a file, it will put other viruses such as Commwarrior.B into the phone. Files that are damaged will prevent cell phone to run rebooting. In addition, this virus also causes the battery will quickly run out because of continuously using a Bluetooth connection. 
7 most dangerous viruses for mobile phones Reviewed by Nona Lia on 3:44 AM Rating: 5
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