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Trojan.Archiveus

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
May 6, 2006
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:55:07 PM
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Trojan.Archiveus is a Trojan horse that password-protects files and asks the user to purchase something on specific Web sites to obtain the password to unlock the files.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 6, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 6, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 10, 2006
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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: Medium

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Kaoru Hayashi

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