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W32.DoS.Trinoo

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
December 30, 1999
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:55:14 AM
Also Known As:
W32/Trinoo, Trinoo, TROJ_TRINOO
Type:
Trojan Horse

Trinoo is not a virus, but an attack tool released in late December 1999 that performs a distributed Denial of Service attack. W32.DoS.Trinoo is a Windows compiled version of the Trinoo master component.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 22, 2000
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 22, 2000
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2008 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
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: Difficult
  • Removal: Moderate

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Motoaki Yamamura

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