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Trojan.Castov

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
June 26, 2013
Updated:
June 28, 2013 12:33:56 PM
Also Known As:
TROJ_DIDKR.C [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
Trojan.Castov is a Trojan horse that opens a back door on the compromised computer and may download and install additional malware.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 26, 2013 revision 016
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 26, 2013 revision 020
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 26, 2013 revision 022
  • Latest Daily Certified version June 26, 2013 revision 022
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 26, 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 and downloads additional malware.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low

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