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Backdoor.Wisti

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
September 16, 2012
Updated:
September 17, 2012 3:16:20 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
41,984 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Backdoor.Wisti is a Trojan horse that opens a back door on the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 18, 2012 revision 039
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 16, 2012 revision 018
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 16, 2012 revision 018
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 19, 2012
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Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium
  • Payload: Opens a back door on the compromised computer.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Fergal Ladley

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