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Backdoor.Makadocs

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
November 16, 2012
Updated:
June 24, 2013 1:40:15 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
151,552 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Backdoor.Makadocs is a Trojan horse that opens a back door on the compromised computer. It also attempts to steal information from the compromised computer.

For more information, please see the following resource:
Malware Targeting Windows 8 Uses Google Docs

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 15, 2012 revision 032
  • Latest Rapid Release version November 15, 2012 revision 032
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 16, 2012 revision 003
  • Latest Daily Certified version November 16, 2012 revision 003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 21, 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 on the compromised computer.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Sends information to a remote location.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Note: On May 14, 2015, modifications will be made to the threat write-ups to streamline the content. The Threat Assessment section will no longer be published as this section is no longer relevant to today's threat landscape. The Risk Level will continue to be the main threat risk assessment indicator.
Writeup By: Takashi Katsuki

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