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Backdoor.Asylum

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
May 2, 2000
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:51:00 AM
Type:
Trojan Horse

This Trojan horse has no visual indicators that the computer has been infected. When executed, the Trojan modifies the system to enable itself to run at startup. You will notice a serious degradation of performance because the Trojan uses most of the system's resources.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 5, 2000
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 24, 2014 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 5, 2000
  • Latest Daily Certified version April 19, 2013 revision 008
  • 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: Moderate
  • Removal: Moderate

Damage

  • Damage Level: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Brian Ewell

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