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Trojan.Turla

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 13, 2014
Updated:
August 8, 2014 10:55:40 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.Turla is a Trojan horse that may open a back door and steal information on the compromised computer.

For more information, please see the following resource:
Turla: Spying tool targets governments and diplomats

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 13, 2014 revision 023
  • Latest Rapid Release version November 18, 2014 revision 024
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 14, 2014 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version November 18, 2014 revision 035
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 15, 2014
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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 and sends it back to a remote server.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Roberto Sponchioni, Chintan Trivedi

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