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Backdoor.Weevil

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
February 10, 2014
Updated:
February 11, 2014 3:48:34 PM
Also Known As:
Troj/Themas-D [Sophos]
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows Me, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000
Backdoor.Weevil is a Trojan horse that may open a back door on the compromised computer.

For more information, please see the following resource:
The Mask

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 10, 2014 revision 021
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 10, 2014 revision 021
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 10, 2014 revision 033
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 10, 2014 revision 033
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 12, 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 on the compromised computer.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Alexey Kleymenov

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