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Backdoor.Miniduke

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
February 27, 2013
Updated:
March 5, 2013 10:17:21 AM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
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.Miniduke is a Trojan horse that opens a back door on the compromised computer. The Trojan may also download and install additional malware.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 27, 2013 revision 007
  • Latest Rapid Release version April 27, 2015 revision 018
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 27, 2013 revision 016
  • Latest Daily Certified version April 27, 2015 revision 021
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 6, 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
  • Payload: Opens a back door.

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: Asuka Yamamoto

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