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SONAR.Necurs!gen1

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
July 7, 2014
Updated:
July 7, 2014 9:59:51 AM
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
SONAR.Necurs!gen1 is a heuristic detection that detects a variant of Backdoor.Necurs threat family.

For more information, please see the following resource:
Backdoor.Necurs

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 7, 2014 revision 001
  • Latest Rapid Release version July 7, 2014 revision 001
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 7, 2014 revision 009
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 7, 2014 revision 009
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 9, 2014
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Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 50 - 999
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Medium
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium
  • Payload: Opens a back door and downloads more malware onto the compromised computer.
  • Modifies Files: Infects files on local drives and removable media.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Disables antivirus programs.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Medium

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