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Java.Minesteal

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
March 1, 2013
Updated:
March 7, 2013 9:10:46 AM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
113,879 Bytes
Systems Affected:
Mac OS X, Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Java.Minesteal is a Trojan horse for both Windows and Mac operating systems that steals login credentials for the game Minecraft.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 2, 2013 revision 001
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 2, 2013 revision 001
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 2, 2013 revision 016
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 2, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 6, 2013
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: Downloads files onto the compromised computer.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals confidential information from the compromised computer.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Takashi katsuki

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