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Boot.Mebroot

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 8, 2008
Updated:
November 8, 2012 3:53:26 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
512 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Boot.Mebroot is a detection for a Master Boot Record infected by Trojan.Mebroot.

For more information, please see the following resource:
Trojan.Mebroot

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 8, 2008 revision 025
  • Latest Rapid Release version July 28, 2013 revision 019
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 8, 2008 revision 039
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 28, 2013 revision 020
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 9, 2008
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

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Elia Florio

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