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Trojan.Fareit

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 25, 2013
Updated:
January 29, 2013 10:43:32 PM
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.Fareit is a Trojan horse that may steal information from the compromised computer.

Symantec Security Response is currently investigating this threat and will post more information as it becomes available.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 25, 2013 revision 024
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 28, 2013 revision 009
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 26, 2013 revision 007
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 28, 2013 revision 017
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 30, 2013
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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: Low
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals information.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Joseph_Bingham

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