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Trojan.Zbot!gen38

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
February 7, 2013
Updated:
May 27, 2013 2:23:35 PM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Trojan.Zbot!gen38 is a heuristic detection used to detect threats associated with the Trojan.Zbot family.

For more information, please see the following resource:
Trojan.Zbot

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 7, 2013 revision 035
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 24, 2014 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 8, 2013 revision 003
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 9, 2013 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 13, 2013
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Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Medium
  • Number of Infections: 50 - 999
  • Number of Sites: 3 - 9
  • Geographical Distribution: Medium
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: High
  • Payload Trigger: Clicking on links in unsolicited emails.
  • Payload: Opens a back door, gathers information from the computer, steals sensitive information, may download additional files.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals confidential information.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
  • Subject of Email: Varies, depending on the spam email campaign.

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