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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
Writeup By: Santiago Cortes
ISTR V16