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Downloader.Castov

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
May 24, 2013
Updated:
June 27, 2013 7:39:57 AM
Also Known As:
TROJ_DIDKR.A [Trend]
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
Downloader.Castov is a Trojan horse that downloads files onto the compromised computer. It may then attempt to steal information for certain online banking websites.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 24, 2013 revision 006
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 27, 2013 revision 004
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 24, 2013 revision 009
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 28, 2013 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 29, 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: Downloads files on to the computer.
  • Releases Confidential Info: May steal banking-related information.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Kevin Savage

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