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Risk Level 1: Very Low

August 28, 2012
August 29, 2012 1:56:01 PM
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Trojan.Shylock.B!gen1 is a heuristic detection used to detect threats associated with the following family: Trojan.Shylock.B

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

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version pending
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 24, 2014 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version pending
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 20, 2013 revision 007
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 29, 2012
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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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