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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
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: Takashi Katsuki

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