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JS.Brapps

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
June 27, 2013
Updated:
June 28, 2013 2:44:08 PM
Type:
Worm
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Linux, Mac OS X, Solaris, Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
JS.Brapps is a worm that poses as a Firefox browser extension and spreads through Facebook.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 27, 2013 revision 006
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 27, 2013 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 27, 2013 revision 009
  • Latest Daily Certified version June 27, 2013 revision 009
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 3, 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: Low
  • Payload: Unauthorized access to Facebook.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Medium
  • Target of Infection: Spreads through links in Facebook posts.
Writeup By: Dumitru Stama

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