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Trojan.Maltrec.TS!gen1

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
March 12, 2014
Updated:
March 12, 2014 1:24:07 PM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000
Trojan.Maltrec.TS!gen1 is a heuristic detection used to detect threats associated with the Trojan Horse and Trojan.FakeAV families.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 12, 2014 revision 007
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 12, 2014 revision 007
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 12, 2014 revision 020
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 12, 2014 revision 020
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 12, 2014
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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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