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Risk Level 2: Low

June 27, 2013
July 3, 2013 2:39:15 PM
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Trojan.Korhigh is a Trojan horse that attempts to wipe the hard disk of the compromised computer.

For more information, please see the following resource:
New Disk Wiper Found in Korean Attacks

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 27, 2013 revision 016
  • Latest Rapid Release version April 22, 2015 revision 051
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 27, 2013 revision 021
  • Latest Daily Certified version April 23, 2015 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 3, 2013
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Threat Assessment


  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy


  • Damage Level: High
  • Payload: Attempts to wipe the hard disk.


  • 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: Andrea Lelli & Roberto Sponchioni

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