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Boot.Tidserv

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
August 26, 2010
Updated:
August 15, 2012 9:22:00 AM
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
Boot.Tidserv is a detection for a Master Boot Record (MBR) infected by Backdoor.Tidserv.L.

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Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 26, 2010 revision 016
  • Latest Rapid Release version July 25, 2013 revision 025
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 26, 2010 revision 023
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 26, 2013 revision 004
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 1, 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
Note: On May 14, 2015, modifications will be made to the threat write-ups to streamline the content. The Threat Assessment section will no longer be published as this section is no longer relevant to today's threat landscape. The Risk Level will continue to be the main threat risk assessment indicator.
Writeup By: Piotr Krysiuk

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