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Downloader.Revird

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
December 27, 2003
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:15:41 PM
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP


Downloader.Revird is a Trojan horse that attempts to download files from the Internet and execute them. This Trojan also contains backdoor functionality and the ability to end processes that are in memory.

Note: Virus definitions dated June 7th, 2006 or earlier may detect this threat as Trojan.Download.Revird.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 29, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 29, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2008 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 31, 2003
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: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Neal Hindocha

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