Backdoor.Cobalt

Backdoor.Cobalt

Discovered:
December 12, 2018
Updated:
December 14, 2018
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Windows
Backdoor.Cobalt is a Trojan horse that opens a backdoor on the compromised computer.

Symantec Security Response is currently investigating this threat and will post more information as it becomes available.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 06, 2018 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 06, 2018 revision 022
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 07, 2018 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 07, 2018 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 19, 2018
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Writeup By: John Stackpole