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Backdoor.Protucs!gen

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
October 28, 2013
Updated:
October 30, 2013 9:49:29 AM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Backdoor.Protucs!gen is a heuristic detection used to detect threats associated with the Backdoor.Protucs family.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 28, 2013 revision 001
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 28, 2013 revision 041
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 28, 2013 revision 038
  • Latest Daily Certified version October 29, 2013 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 30, 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 on the compromised computer.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
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