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Trojan.Gpcoder.F

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
June 6, 2008
Updated:
June 10, 2008 9:51:03 PM
Also Known As:
GPCoder.i [McAfee], W32/Gpcode.AK [F-Secure], TROJ_GPCODE.AD [Trend], PGPCoder.E [Panda Software]
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
8,030 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP
Trojan.Gpcoder.F is a Trojan horse that encrypts files and then prompts the user to purchase a decrypting tool to decrypt them.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 6, 2008 revision 032
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 24, 2014 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 6, 2008 revision 038
  • Latest Daily Certified version November 25, 2012 revision 006
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 11, 2008
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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: Low
  • Payload: Encrypts certain file types on the compromised computer.
  • Releases Confidential Info: May steal sensitive information.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Yana Liu
STAR Antimalware Protection Technologies
Internet Security Threat Report
Symantec DeepSight Screensaver