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Downloader.Instas

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
14 June 2012
Updated:
14 June 2012 3:52:23 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
111,104 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Downloader.Instas is a Trojan horse that downloads more malware on to the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version 14 June 2012 revision 017
  • Latest Rapid Release version 19 February 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version 14 June 2012 revision 018
  • Latest Daily Certified version 10 November 2012 revision 006
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date 20 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 more malware on to the compromised computer.

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