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Backdoor.Kboy

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
June 10, 2013
Updated:
June 11, 2013 10:48:18 AM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
113,000 Bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Backdoor.Kboy is a Trojan horse that opens a back door on the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 10, 2013 revision 016
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 10, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 10, 2013 revision 019
  • Latest Daily Certified version June 10, 2013 revision 019
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 12, 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: Opens a back door on the compromised computer.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Santiago Cortes

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