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Backdoor.Rabasheeta

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
October 9, 2012
Updated:
November 2, 2012 5:49:29 AM
Also Known As:
Trojan.Fakemess [Symantec]
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
49,664 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Backdoor.Rabasheeta is a Trojan horse that opens a back door on the compromised computer.

Note: Virus definitions dated October 9, 2012 or earlier may detect this threat as Trojan.Fakemess.

For more information, please see the following resource:
Malware Dubbed "The Remote Control Virus" by Japanese Media Used to Make Death Threats in Japan

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 9, 2012 revision 006
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 10, 2012 revision 034
  • Latest Daily Certified version October 10, 2012 revision 034
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 10, 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.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals potentially confidential information.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Symantec Security Response

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