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Trojan.Flush.K

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 18, 2007
Updated:
January 18, 2007 6:05:41 PM
Also Known As:
Trojan.Dnschanger [Symantec]
Type:
Trojan, Virus
Infection Length:
121,376 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP
Trojan.Flush.K is a Trojan horse that modifies the DNS server settings on the compromised computer and redirects the browser to potentially malicious Web sites.

Note: Virus definitions dated prior to January 19, 2007 may detect this threat as Trojan.Dnschanger.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 18, 2007
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 24, 2014 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 18, 2007
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 9, 2013 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 22, 2007
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
  • Payload: Redirects Internet Explorer to particular Web sites.
  • Modifies Files: Modifies the RAS Phone book.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Diarmaid Roche

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