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Suspicious.S.Mebroot

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
May 5, 2010
Updated:
May 5, 2010 10:57:28 PM
Type:
Trojan, Virus
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Suspicious.S.Mebroot is a detection technology designed to detect entirely new malware threats without traditional signatures. This technology is aimed at detecting malicious software that has been intentionally mutated or morphed by attackers.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 1, 2010
  • Latest Rapid Release version April 1, 2010
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 1, 2010
  • Latest Daily Certified version April 1, 2010
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 7, 2010
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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

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low

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