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Trojan.Shylock

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
September 29, 2011
Updated:
April 17, 2014 1:39:45 PM
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.Shylock is a Trojan horse that intercepts network traffic and attempts to add malicious code to it.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 29, 2011 revision 020
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 24, 2014 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 29, 2011 revision 019
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 18, 2014 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 5, 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: Adds malicious code to network traffic.
  • Compromises Security Settings: Intercepts network traffic.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Kevin Savage

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