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Infostealer.Viwir!gen1

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
July 1, 2013
Updated:
July 4, 2013 8:43:01 AM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Infostealer.Viwir!gen1 is a heuristic detection used to detect threats associated with the Infostealer.Viwir family of threats.


Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version pending
  • Latest Rapid Release version July 28, 2013 revision 019
  • Initial Daily Certified version pending
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 28, 2013 revision 020
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 3, 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: Drops other malware onto the compromised computer. Steals information.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Santiago Cortes

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