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Backdoor.Mevade

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
September 5, 2013
Updated:
September 9, 2013 5:45:22 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Backdoor.Mevade is a Trojan horse that opens a back door on the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 5, 2013 revision 037
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2013 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 6, 2013 revision 001
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 29, 2013 revision 005
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 11, 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
Writeup By: Dumitru Stama

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