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Infostealer.Viwir

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
July 1, 2013
Updated:
July 2, 2013 4:40:28 PM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Infostealer.Viwir is a Trojan horse that steals information and drops other malware onto the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 1, 2013 revision 006
  • Latest Rapid Release version May 3, 2015 revision 036
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 1, 2013 revision 009
  • Latest Daily Certified version May 4, 2015 revision 003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 3, 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: Drops other malware onto the compromised computer. Steals information.

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: Santiago Cortes

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