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Trojan.Ascesso

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
August 28, 2007
Updated:
August 28, 2007 9:29:58 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
32,768 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Trojan.Ascesso is a Trojan horse that uses rootkit techniques, injects code into services.exe and downloads remote files.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 28, 2007 revision 025
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 24, 2014 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 29, 2007 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 28, 2013 revision 020
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 29, 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: Moderate

Damage

  • Damage Level: Low
  • Payload: Downloads files.
  • Modifies Files: Injects code into services.exe.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Elia Florio

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