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Trojan.Hesperbot

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
September 6, 2013
Updated:
March 28, 2014 10:01:40 AM
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.Hesperbot is a Trojan horse that opens a back door on the compromised computer and may steal information.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 6, 2013 revision 018
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 17, 2014 revision 040
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 7, 2013 revision 006
  • Latest Daily Certified version October 23, 2014 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 11, 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 steals information.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Kevin Savage

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