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Trojan.Zbot!gen71

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
December 23, 2013
Updated:
December 24, 2013 9:18:08 AM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows 2000
Trojan.Zbot!gen71 is a heuristic detection used to detect threats associated with the Trojan.Zbot family.

For more information, please see the following resource:
Trojan.Zbot

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 23, 2013 revision 025
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 23, 2013 revision 025
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 24, 2013 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 24, 2013 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 25, 2013
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Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Medium
  • Number of Infections: 50 - 999
  • Number of Sites: 3 - 9
  • Geographical Distribution: Medium
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: High
  • Payload Trigger: Clicking on links in unsolicited emails.
  • Payload: Opens a back door, gathers information from the computer, steals sensitive information, may download additional files.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals confidential information.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
  • Subject of Email: Varies, depending on the spam email campaign.
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