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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 May 19, 2013 revision 023
  • 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
Writeup By: Yi Li

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