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Trojan.Chromext

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
December 3, 2012
Updated:
December 11, 2012 11:20:29 AM
Type:
Trojan
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.Chromext is a Trojan horse that steals potentially confidential information and opens a back door on the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 3, 2012 revision 004
  • Latest Rapid Release version July 31, 2013 revision 022
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 4, 2012 revision 003
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 1, 2013 revision 004
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 5, 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.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals user names, passwords, and personal information.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Ling Zhou

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