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Trojan.Zbot!gen49

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
July 29, 2013
Updated:
July 29, 2013 4:47:41 PM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Trojan.Zbot!gen49 is a heuristic detection used to detect threats associated with the Trojan.Zbot family.

For more information, please see the following resource:
Trojan.Zbot

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 29, 2013 revision 008
  • Latest Rapid Release version July 29, 2013 revision 008
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 29, 2013 revision 019
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 29, 2013 revision 019
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 31, 2013
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Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Medium
  • Number of Infections: 50 - 999
  • Number of Sites: 3 - 9
  • Geographical Distribution: Medium
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: High
  • Payload Trigger: Clicking on links in unsolicited emails.
  • Payload: Opens a back door, gathers information from the computer, steals sensitive information, may download additional files.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals confidential information.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
  • Subject of Email: Varies, depending on the spam email campaign.
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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