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Backdoor.Sosork

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 25, 2013
Updated:
February 1, 2013 10:29:49 PM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows
CVE References:
CVE-2012-0158
Backdoor.Sosork is a Trojan horse that opens a back door on the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 25, 2013 revision 017
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 16, 2017 revision 018
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 25, 2013 revision 023
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 16, 2017 revision 023
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 30, 2013
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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 on the compromised computer.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals information.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Santiago Cortes

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