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Trojan.Maliframe!html

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
July 10, 2007
Updated:
July 10, 2007 11:40:58 AM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
65 bytes; 67 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP
Trojan.Maliframe!html is a detection for HTML files that contain hidden iframe elements that attempt to perform malicious actions on the computer. This detection is generally encountered when visiting a malicious Web page, which attempts to quietly direct the user to a malicious URL while the current page is loading.

This detection differs from standard virus definitions in that it is used to catch malicious iframe attacks, as opposed to detecting a particular threat. The detection will block an attack at inception, before the malicious code actually arrives on the computer. If your Symantec antivirus produce displays a warning with this name, this is a good indication that the attack has been stopped.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 10, 2007 revision 007
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 24, 2014 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 10, 2007 revision 017
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 28, 2013 revision 020
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 11, 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: These attacks can lead to further malicious code being downloaded on to the compromised computer.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Ben Nahorney

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