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OSX.Flashback

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
September 30, 2011
Updated:
April 6, 2012 3:47:44 PM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Mac OS X
OSX.Flashback is a Trojan horse that gathers information from the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 30, 2011 revision 018
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 30, 2011 revision 021
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 10, 2012 revision 003
  • 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
  • Releases Confidential Info: Gathers information from the computer.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Kevin Savage, Karthik Selvaraj and Branko Spasojevic

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