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Backdoor.Proxybox

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
4 July 2012
Updated:
11 October 2012 10:31:14 AM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Between 92,160 and 112,640 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
Backdoor.Proxybox is a Trojan horse that opens a back door on the compromised computer.

For more information, please see the following resource:
The Russian Mastermind Behind Backdoor.Proxybox

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version 4 July 2012 revision 018
  • Latest Rapid Release version 19 February 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version 5 July 2012 revision 018
  • Latest Daily Certified version 22 October 2012 revision 007
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date 4 July 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: Opens a back door on 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: Joseph Bingham
2015 Internet Security Threat Report, Volume 20