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Backdoor.Vidgrab

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
July 26, 2013
Updated:
November 27, 2013 4:36:47 PM
Also Known As:
BKDR_EVILOGE.SM [Trend]
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
118,784 Bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Backdoor.Vidgrab is a Trojan horse that opens a back door on the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 26, 2013 revision 007
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 18, 2014 revision 019
  • Initial Daily Certified version pending
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 16, 2014 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 31, 2013
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

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.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals information from the compromised computer.
  • Compromises Security Settings: Manipulates Eset, Kaspersky, and 360safe security products to avoid detection.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Isidoro Silvio La Porta

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