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Infostealer.Shiz

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
December 9, 2011
Updated:
November 27, 2013 9:41:18 AM
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
Infostealer.Shiz is a Trojan horse that steals confidential information from the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 9, 2011 revision 019
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 14, 2015 revision 022
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 9, 2011 revision 032
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 17, 2015 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 14, 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: High
  • Payload: Opens a back door.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals confidential information.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Note: On May 14, 2015, modifications will be made to the threat write-ups to streamline the content. The Threat Assessment section will no longer be published as this section is no longer relevant to today's threat landscape. The Risk Level will continue to be the main threat risk assessment indicator.
Writeup By: Santiago Cortes

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