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Trojan.Shylock.B

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
August 27, 2012
Updated:
August 29, 2012 1:54:11 PM
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
CVE References:
CVE-2011-3544, CVE-2012-0507
Trojan.Shylock.B is a Trojan horse that opens a back door on the compromised computer and attempts to steal potentially confidential information. It may also attempt to spread.

For more information, please see the following resource:
The Shylock “LNK” Awakening

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 27, 2012 revision 009
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 8, 2013 revision 033
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 27, 2012 revision 016
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 9, 2013 revision 003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 29, 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: Steals potentially confidential information.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
  • Target of Infection: Removable drives and network shares.
Writeup By: Branko Spasojevic

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