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Backdoor.Pigola

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
March 28, 2013
Updated:
July 4, 2013 11:21:33 AM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Backdoor.Pigola is a Trojan horse that opens a back door on the compromised computer.

Note: Virus definitions dated March 28, 2013 or earlier detect this threat as Backdoor.Hupigon.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 28, 2013 revision 005
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 24, 2014 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 28, 2013 revision 017
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 28, 2013 revision 020
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 3, 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 on the compromised computer.

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: Alan Neville

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