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Infostealer.Dexter

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
December 12, 2012
Updated:
January 2, 2013 11:34:10 AM
Also Known As:
BKDR_DEXTR.A [Trend]
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
Infostealer.Dexter is a Trojan horse that steals information from the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version pending
  • Latest Rapid Release version April 3, 2014 revision 020
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 12, 2012 revision 019
  • Latest Daily Certified version April 3, 2014 revision 032
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 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
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals information.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Alan Neville

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