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Trojan.Swifi

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
July 23, 2009
Updated:
July 23, 2009 8:27:55 PM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Trojan.Swifi is a Trojan horse that may be downloaded from a Web site and exploits a vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player.

For more information, please read the following:
Next-Generation Flash Vulnerability

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 23, 2009 revision 048
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 24, 2014 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 23, 2009 revision 049
  • Latest Daily Certified version October 28, 2013 revision 038
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 29, 2009
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: Exploits a vulnerability.
  • Causes System Instability: Facilitation of the exploit may degrade performance.
  • Compromises Security Settings: Facilitated exploit may lower security settings.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Kevin Savage

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