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Trojan.Mebromi.B

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
11 June 2012
Updated:
4 July 2012 3:22:48 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
2,000 bytes
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.Mebromi.B is a Trojan horse that attempts to infect the BIOS and the Master Boot Record (MBR).

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version 11 June 2012 revision 020
  • Latest Rapid Release version 28 June 2012 revision 025
  • Initial Daily Certified version 11 June 2012 revision 019
  • Latest Daily Certified version 29 June 2012 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date 13 June 2012
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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: Downloads files on to the compromised computer.
  • Causes System Instability: Infects the Award BIOS.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Note: On May 14, 2015, modifications will be made to the threat write-ups to streamline the content. The Threat Assessment section will no longer be published as this section is no longer relevant to today's threat landscape. The Risk Level will continue to be the main threat risk assessment indicator.
Writeup By: Santiago Cortes
2015 Internet Security Threat Report, Volume 20