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Trojan.Ecltys

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
September 26, 2012
Updated:
September 27, 2012 5:37:42 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Trojan.Ecltys is a Trojan horse that opens a back door on the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 26, 2012 revision 035
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 27, 2012 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 26, 2012 revision 037
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 27, 2012 revision 018
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 3, 2012
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

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: High
  • Payload: Opens a back door and may download potentially malicious files.
  • Releases Confidential Info: May steal information.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Liam O Murchu

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