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Downloader.Parshell

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
July 19, 2012
Updated:
July 20, 2012 4:08:57 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
13,000 to 78,000 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
Downloader.Parshell is a Trojan horse that may download more malware onto the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 19, 2012 revision 008
  • Latest Rapid Release version July 23, 2012 revision 004
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 19, 2012 revision 021
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 23, 2012 revision 018
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 25, 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: Downloads more malware onto the compromised computer.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Santiago Cortes

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