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Risk Level 2: Low

June 28, 2013
June 28, 2013 7:07:49 PM
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
Backdoor.Jeetrat is a Trojan horse that opens a back door on the compromised computer, steals information, and may download additional threats.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 28, 2013 revision 021
  • Latest Rapid Release version November 11, 2014 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 28, 2013 revision 024
  • Latest Daily Certified version November 12, 2014 revision 020
  • 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: Medium
  • Payload: Opens a back door on the compromised computer. Steals information. Downloads additional threats.


  • Distribution Level: Medium
  • Target of Infection: Spreads through malicious attachments from spam emails.
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

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