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Trojan.Pandex

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 5, 2007
Updated:
March 6, 2014 12:39:33 PM
Also Known As:
Win32/Cutwail.B [Computer Associates], Win32/Cutwail.C [Computer Associates], Win32/Cutwail.M [Computer Associates], W32/Agent.BOY [F-Secure], Troj/Pushdo-B [Sophos]
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000
Trojan.Pandex is a Trojan horse that sends spam from a remote server and gathers email addresses from the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 5, 2007
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 25, 2014 revision 040
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 5, 2007
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 24, 2014 revision 018
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 10, 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: Sends spam to email addresses gathered from the compromised computer.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Heather Shannon and Kaoru Hayashi

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