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Backdoor.Finfish

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
July 26, 2012
Updated:
August 20, 2012 1:47:43 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
909,824 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.Finfish is a Trojan horse that opens a back door on the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 26, 2012 revision 017
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 16, 2012 revision 052
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 26, 2012 revision 020
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 17, 2012 revision 003
  • 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.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Sends information to a remote location.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Andrea Lelli

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