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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
Note: On May 14, 2015, modifications will be made to the threat write-ups to streamline the content. The Threat Assessment section will no longer be published as this section is no longer relevant to today's threat landscape. The Risk Level will continue to be the main threat risk assessment indicator.
Writeup By: Kaoru Hayashi

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