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Linux.Netweird

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
July 15, 2014
Updated:
July 16, 2014 1:56:07 PM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Linux
Linux.Netweird is a Trojan horse that opens a back door on the compromised computer. It may also steal information and download and execute remote files.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 15, 2014 revision 017
  • Latest Rapid Release version July 15, 2014 revision 020
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 15, 2014 revision 023
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 15, 2014 revision 023
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 16, 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.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals information.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Mark Anthony Balanza

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