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Trojan.Shredboom

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
April 24, 2014
Updated:
April 24, 2014 11:16:29 PM
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.Shredboom is a Trojan horse that wipes all files on the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 24, 2014 revision 002
  • Latest Rapid Release version April 24, 2014 revision 002
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 24, 2014 revision 009
  • Latest Daily Certified version April 24, 2014 revision 009
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 30, 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: High
  • Deletes Files: Deletes all files on the compromised computer.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Masaki Suenaga

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