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JS.Downloader

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
October 27, 2003
Updated:
December 18, 2008 4:28:42 PM
Also Known As:
JS.Downloader.Trojan [Symantec]
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows Me, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000
JS.Downloader is a Trojan Horse that downloads malicious files from Web sites and executes them.

Note: Virus definitions dated December 18, 2008 or earlier detect this threat as JS.Downloader.Trojan.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 28, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 22, 2014 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 28, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 22, 2014 revision 034
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 29, 2003
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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
Writeup By: Kevin Ha

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