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Risk Level 1: Very Low

October 25, 2013
October 25, 2013 11:33:36 PM
Infection Length:
Systems Affected:
Windows XP
Backdoor.Ploutus.B is a Trojan horse that opens a back door on a compromised Automated Teller Machine (ATM).

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Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 25, 2013 revision 020
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 25, 2015 revision 018
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 26, 2013 revision 007
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 26, 2015 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 30, 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 a compromised Automated Teller Machine (ATM) and steals information.


  • 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: Daniel Regalado

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