Steroid

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:49:07 AM
Type:
Trojan Horse

Steroid is a Control Panel device (cdev) that loads at startup. It masquerades as a Control Panel that claims to "beef up" the QuickDraw speed on certain Macintosh computers, but instead destroys the directory of the hard disk.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 18, 2000
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 18, 2000
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2008 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
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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

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low

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