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Trojan.FakeAV!gen38

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
August 5, 2010
Updated:
September 4, 2012 3:13:18 PM
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.FakeAV!gen38 is a heuristic detection that may include members of the Trojan.FakeAV family of threats.

For more information, please see the following resource:
Trojan.FakeAV

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 5, 2010 revision 008
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 9, 2011 revision 032
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 5, 2010 revision 022
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 9, 2011 revision 033
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 11, 2010
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Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Medium
  • Number of Infections: 50 - 999
  • Number of Sites: 10+
  • Geographical Distribution: Medium
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium
  • Payload: Lowers security settings on the compromised computer.
  • Causes System Instability: May perform actions that prevents the user from accessing certain programs on the computer.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low

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