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Trojan.Mebratix

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
March 18, 2010
Updated:
March 19, 2010 9:04:27 AM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Trojan.Mebratix is a Trojan horse that modifies the Master Boot Record (MBR) on the compromised computer.

For more information, please see the following resources:
Blog entries on the Trojan.Mebatrix Family threat

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 18, 2010 revision 053
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 24, 2014 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 19, 2010 revision 003
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 7, 2013 revision 005
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 24, 2010
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: Overwrites the Master Boot Record.
  • Modifies Files: Modifies the Master Boot Record (MBR)

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Yi Li

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