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Boot.Gapz

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 8, 2013
Updated:
March 7, 2013 8:01:32 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
Boot.Gapz is a detection for a master boot record (MBR) and NTFS volume boot record (VBR) modified by Trojan.Gapz.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 8, 2013 revision 038
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 8, 2013 revision 038
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 9, 2013 revision 003
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 9, 2013 revision 003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 9, 2013
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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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