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Trojan.Zeroaccess!g53

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
August 29, 2013
Updated:
August 29, 2013 1:58:39 PM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Trojan.Zeroaccess!g53 is a heuristic detection used to detect threats associated with Trojan.Zeroaccess.

For more information, please see the following resource:
Trojan.Zeroaccess

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 29, 2013 revision 008
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 29, 2013 revision 008
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 29, 2013 revision 017
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 29, 2013 revision 017
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 4, 2013
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Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 50 - 999
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Difficult

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium
  • Payload: Downloads more malware and opens a back door on the compromised computer.
  • Compromises Security Settings: Disables security-related applications.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low

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