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Trojan.Watsoon.A

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
October 19, 2004
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:28:51 PM
Also Known As:
Backdoor.Win32.VB.un [Kaspersk, BackDoor-BDN [McAfee]
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Trojan.Watsoon.A is a polymorphic Trojan horse that opens a backdoor on a compromised computer. By default is uses TCP port 19381

NOTE:. Definitions prior to 27th October 2004 may detect this threat as W32.Watsoon.A

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 20, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 24, 2014 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 20, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 5, 2012 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 20, 2004
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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: Moderate

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: John Canavan

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