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Trojan.Boaxxe

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
April 15, 2011
Updated:
December 18, 2012 4:56:39 PM
Also Known As:
Troj/Agent-YBM [Sophos], Troj/Agent-YNP [Sophos]
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.Boaxxe is a Trojan horse that opens a back door and downloads more files on to the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 15, 2011 revision 007
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 24, 2014 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 15, 2011 revision 019
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 28, 2013 revision 020
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 20, 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 on the compromised computer.
    Downloads more files on to the computer.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Poul Jensen

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