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Java.Cogyeka

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
4 July 2012
Updated:
9 July 2012 2:35:28 AM
Type:
Trojan, Worm
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Java.Cogyeka is a worm that spreads through removable and mapped drives. It also downloads a remote file onto the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version 4 July 2012 revision 016
  • Latest Rapid Release version 19 February 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version 4 July 2012 revision 017
  • Latest Daily Certified version 12 February 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date 4 July 2012
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

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: Low
  • Payload: Downloads a remote file.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
  • Target of Infection: Removable and mapped drives.
Writeup By: Paul Mangan
ISTR V16