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Hacktool.Dosbench

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
December 19, 2013
Updated:
December 20, 2013 3:20:07 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
303,104 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Hacktool.Dosbench is a Trojan horse that may be used to carry out distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 19, 2013 revision 025
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 19, 2013 revision 025
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 20, 2013 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 20, 2013 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 25, 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: Conducts DDoS attacks. Sends packets to HTTP servers.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Takashi Katsuki

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