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Trojan.Fispboot

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
April 11, 2011
Updated:
April 12, 2011 4:54:30 AM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
178,176 bytes
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.Fispboot is a Trojan horse that infects the Master Boot Record (MBR). It also opens a back door and may download more files on to the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 11, 2011 revision 025
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 11, 2011 revision 038
  • Latest Daily Certified version April 11, 2011 revision 038
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 13, 2011
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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 and downloads more files.
  • Modifies Files: Infects the Master Boot Record (MBR).
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals system information.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Karthik Selvaraj

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