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Risk Level 1: Very Low

July 26, 2013
November 27, 2013 4:36:47 PM
Also Known As:
Infection Length:
118,784 Bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Backdoor.Vidgrab is a Trojan horse that opens a back door on the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 26, 2013 revision 007
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 18, 2014 revision 019
  • Initial Daily Certified version pending
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 16, 2014 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 31, 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.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals information from the compromised computer.
  • Compromises Security Settings: Manipulates Eset, Kaspersky, and 360safe security products to avoid detection.


  • 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: Isidoro Silvio La Porta

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