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OSX.Crisis

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
July 25, 2012
Updated:
November 30, 2012 7:27:01 AM
Also Known As:
OSX_MORCUT.A [Trend]
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Mac OS X
OSX.Crisis is a Trojan horse that steals potentially confidential information and opens a back door on the compromised computer.

For more information, please see the following resources:
Crisis for Mac
Crisis: The Advanced Malware

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 25, 2012 revision 018
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 25, 2012 revision 019
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 2, 2013 revision 007
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 1, 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.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals potentially confidential information.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Joseph Bingham

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