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Boot.Finfish

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
August 16, 2012
Updated:
August 17, 2012 5:16:59 AM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Boot.Finfish is a detection for a master boot record (MBR) modified by Backdoor.Finfish.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 16, 2012 revision 053
  • Latest Rapid Release version April 29, 2013 revision 018
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 17, 2012 revision 003
  • Latest Daily Certified version April 29, 2013 revision 023
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 22, 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: Moderate

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
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