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Trojan.Zbot!gen58

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
October 1, 2013
Updated:
October 1, 2013 11:22:43 AM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Trojan.Zbot!gen58 is a heuristic detection used to detect threats associated with the Trojan.Zbot family.

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

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 1, 2013 revision 009
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 18, 2014 revision 053
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 1, 2013 revision 017
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 19, 2014 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 2, 2013
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Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Medium
  • Number of Infections: 50 - 999
  • Number of Sites: 3 - 9
  • Geographical Distribution: Medium
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: High
  • Payload Trigger: Clicking on links in unsolicited emails.
  • Payload: Opens a back door, gathers information from the computer, steals sensitive information, may download additional files.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals confidential information.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
  • Subject of Email: Varies, depending on the spam email campaign.

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