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Backdoor.Dashikut

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
July 25, 2013
Updated:
July 26, 2013 2:22:07 PM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Backdoor.Dashikut is a Trojan horse that opens a back door on the compromised computer.

Symantec Security Response is currently investigating this threat and will post more information as it becomes available.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version pending
  • Latest Rapid Release version pending
  • Initial Daily Certified version pending
  • Latest Daily Certified version pending
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 25, 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: Opens a back door on the compromised computer.

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: Yusuke Kudo
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