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OSX.Hackback

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
May 18, 2013
Updated:
May 20, 2013 5:24:26 AM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
200,704 bytes
Systems Affected:
Mac OS X
OSX.Hackback is a Trojan horse that steals information from the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 18, 2013 revision 001
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 24, 2014 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 18, 2013 revision 003
  • Latest Daily Certified version May 20, 2013 revision 003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 22, 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: Steals information from 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: Yi Li

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