Incidents

Cabir reaches Moscow

Today someone brought us a Nokia 7610 phone infected by Cabir. After analysis, it proved to be Cabir.a. This is first documented infection by Cabir in Russia.

Mikko Hypponen from F-Secure has also told us that they’ve received reports about Cabir from Turkey and Vietnam, so Russia moves to ninth place in the list of countries where Cabir has been spotted in the wild:

1. The Philippines
2. Singapore
3. United Arab Emirates
4. China
5. India
6. Finland
7. Turkey
8. Vietnam
9. Russia

Cabir reaches Moscow

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