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Infostealer!gen3

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
May 21, 2013
Updated:
May 21, 2013 2:06:29 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
Infostealer!gen3 is a heuristic detection used to detect threats associated with the Infostealer family.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 21, 2013 revision 008
  • Latest Rapid Release version July 28, 2013 revision 019
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 21, 2013 revision 020
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 28, 2013 revision 020
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 22, 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: Medium
  • Payload: Steals sensitive information from the compromised computer.
  • Releases Confidential Info: May send confidential information to the remote attacker.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low

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