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Backdoor.Tidserv.L

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
August 25, 2010
Updated:
August 15, 2012 10:16:41 AM
Also Known As:
TROJ_TDSS.KAX [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
Backdoor.Tidserv.L is a Trojan horse that displays advertisements, redirects user search results, and opens a back door on the compromised computer.

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

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 25, 2010 revision 019
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 24, 2014 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 25, 2010 revision 024
  • Latest Daily Certified version June 28, 2013 revision 024
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 25, 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: Medium
  • Payload: Opens a back door on the compromised computer.
  • Modifies Files: Overwrites the Master Boot Record with infected copy.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Piotr Krysiuk

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