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Backdoor.Qadars

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
October 3, 2013
Updated:
October 3, 2013 4:11:01 PM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Backdoor.Qadars is a Trojan horse that opens a back door on the compromised computer, steals information and can download additional files.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 3, 2013 revision 008
  • Latest Rapid Release version November 21, 2013 revision 018
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 3, 2013 revision 009
  • Latest Daily Certified version November 21, 2013 revision 023
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 9, 2013
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Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Medium
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: High
  • Payload: Opens a back door on the infected computer. Performs man-in-the-browser attacks. Downloads additional files.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals information.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Santiago Cortes

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