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Backdoor.Coreflood

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
November 29, 2002
Updated:
December 3, 2002 3:19:23 PM
Type:
Worm
Infection Length:
173,056 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows Me, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows 2000
Backdoor.Coreflood is a Trojan horse that opens a back door on the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 29, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 30, 2014 revision 064
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 29, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 31, 2014 revision 003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 4, 2002
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: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium
  • Payload: Opens a back door on the compromised computer.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Gathers information relating to online transactions.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Jeet Morparia

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