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Trojan.Gatak

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 27, 2012
Updated:
January 29, 2014 9:31:26 AM
Also Known As:
TROJ_GATAK.FCK [Trend]
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.Gatak is a Trojan horse that opens a back door on the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 27, 2012 revision 035
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 24, 2014 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 28, 2012 revision 009
  • Latest Daily Certified version April 26, 2014 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 1, 2012
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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.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Santiago Cortes

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