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Trojan.Silentbrute

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
August 8, 2013
Updated:
August 9, 2013 4:05:46 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
575,000 Bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Trojan.Silentbrute is a Trojan horse that opens a back door and downloads files onto the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 8, 2013 revision 008
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 1, 2013 revision 009
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 8, 2013 revision 016
  • Latest Daily Certified version October 1, 2013 revision 017
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 14, 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.

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: Isidoro Silvio La Porta

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