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Trojan.Twebot

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
May 13, 2010
Updated:
May 13, 2010 11:30:26 AM
Also Known As:
W32/Twebot [McAfee], TROJ_TWEBOT.STB [Trend]
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.Twebot is a Trojan horse that opens a back door and can be controlled through Twitter commands.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 13, 2010 revision 007
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 13, 2010 revision 032
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 8, 2010 revision 041
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 19, 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: Medium
  • Payload: Opens a back door on the compromised computer.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Andrea Lelli

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