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Spyware.iCam

Spyware.iCam

Updated:
April 26, 2006
Risk Impact:
Medium
Systems Affected:
Symbian OS

Behavior

Spyware.iCam is spyware program that runs on cellular phones running the Symbian OS. It uses the camera and the sound recorder to take screenshots, videos, and sound recordings, and sends the recorded data to a designated phone number.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 02, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 02, 2014 revision 022
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 26, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 26, 2006
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Spyware.iCam is spyware program that runs on cellular phones running the Symbian OS. It uses the camera and the sound recorder to take screenshots, videos, and sound recordings, and sends the recorded data to a designated phone number.

When a user opens the file, it displays the following message:
Install
iCamCU?

When executed, the spyware drops the following files to the device:
[DRIVE LETTER]:\system\apps\iCam.app
[DRIVE LETTER]:\system\apps\iCam.rsc
[DRIVE LETTER]:\system\apps\iCam.aif
[DRIVE LETTER]:\system\apps\iCam_xip.aif
[DRIVE LETTER]:\system\apps\iCamHelp.hlp
C:\system\apps\iCamMenu.MBM

The installer also creates:
C:\system\install\iCamS60.2.2.Generic.sis