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Trojan.Kardphisher

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
April 26, 2007
Updated:
April 27, 2007 8:45:32 AM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
962,048 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP
Trojan.Kardphisher is a Trojan horse that attempts to steal credit card numbers by tricking the user into entering their credit card details to activate Windows.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 27, 2007
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 27, 2007
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 2, 2007
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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: Low
  • Payload: Tricks the user into entering their credit card details to activate Windows.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Attempts to steal credit card numbers.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Takashi Katsuki

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