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Backdoor.Proxybox

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
July 4, 2012
Updated:
October 11, 2012 10:31:14 AM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Between 92,160 and 112,640 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Backdoor.Proxybox is a Trojan horse that opens a back door on the compromised computer.

For more information, please see the following resource:
The Russian Mastermind Behind Backdoor.Proxybox

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 4, 2012 revision 018
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 5, 2012 revision 018
  • Latest Daily Certified version October 22, 2012 revision 007
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 4, 2012
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

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.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Joseph Bingham

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