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Risk Level 1: Very Low

March 3, 2010
August 15, 2012 11:08:03 AM
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Backdoor.Tidserv!gen3 is a heuristic detection used to detect threats associated with the Backdoor.Tidserv family.

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Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 3, 2010 revision 041
  • Latest Rapid Release version pending
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 3, 2010 revision 041
  • Latest Daily Certified version pending
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 3, 2010
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Threat Assessment


  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy


  • Damage Level: Low


  • Distribution Level: Low
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