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Backdoor.Fexel

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
September 23, 2013
Updated:
September 23, 2013 3:53:42 PM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Backdoor.Fexel is a Trojan horse that opens a back door and steals information from the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 23, 2013 revision 008
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 24, 2013 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 23, 2013 revision 017
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 24, 2013 revision 009
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 25, 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.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals information from the compromised computer.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Jeet Morparia and Dumitru Stama

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