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Trojan.Carberp

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
October 13, 2010
Updated:
October 13, 2010 1:56:32 PM
Also Known As:
Troj/Agent-OZL [Sophos], TSPY_CARBERP.E [Trend], Troj/Carberp-B [Sophos]
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
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.Carberp is a Trojan horse that gathers information and opens a back door on the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 12, 2010 revision 034
  • Latest Rapid Release version November 21, 2014 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 12, 2010 revision 024
  • Latest Daily Certified version November 22, 2014 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 13, 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.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Gathers information from the computer.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Stephen Doherty

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