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Trojan.Cidox!gen3

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
July 6, 2014
Updated:
July 7, 2014 9:49:00 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.Cidox!gen3 is a heuristic detection used to detect threats associated with the Trojan.Cidox family of threats.

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: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium
  • Payload: Modifies HTML within the Web browser.
  • Modifies Files: Modifies the NTFS boot sector's Initial Program Loader (IPL)

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low

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