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Backdoor.Tidserv!gen6

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
July 1, 2010
Updated:
August 15, 2012 11:20:45 AM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows XP, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000
Backdoor.Tidserv!gen6 is a heuristic detection used to detect threats associated with the Backdoor.Tidserv family.

For more information, please see the following resource:
Backdoor.Tidserv

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 1, 2010 revision 004
  • Latest Rapid Release version July 1, 2010 revision 004
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 1, 2010 revision 018
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 1, 2010 revision 018
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 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: Medium
  • Payload Trigger: Web searches and other user activities on the compromised computer.
  • Payload: Opens a back door on the compromised computer, hijacks Web search results, and displays pop-up advertisements.
  • Modifies Files: Infects low-level driver files such as atapi.sys.
  • Causes System Instability: Infection of low level system files may result in instability of the operating system.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low

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