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Risk Level 1: Very Low

October 9, 2012
November 2, 2012 5:49:29 AM
Also Known As:
Trojan.Fakemess [Symantec]
Infection Length:
49,664 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Backdoor.Rabasheeta is a Trojan horse that opens a back door on the compromised computer.

Note: Virus definitions dated October 9, 2012 or earlier may detect this threat as Trojan.Fakemess.

For more information, please see the following resource:
Malware Dubbed "The Remote Control Virus" by Japanese Media Used to Make Death Threats in Japan

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 9, 2012 revision 006
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 10, 2012 revision 034
  • Latest Daily Certified version October 10, 2012 revision 034
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 10, 2012
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Writeup By: Symantec Security Response

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