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Infostealer.Vskim

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 26, 2013
Updated:
March 27, 2013 8:11:03 AM
Also Known As:
Troj/VSkimmer-A [Sophos]
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
156,160 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
Infostealer.Vskim is a Trojan horse that steals information from the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 26, 2013 revision 005
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 24, 2014 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 26, 2013 revision 007
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 28, 2013 revision 020
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 30, 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: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals system information and sends it to a remote location.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Fergal Ladley

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