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Trojan.Shylock!gen8

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 29, 2014
Updated:
January 29, 2014 12:31:46 PM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows Me, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows 2000
Trojan.Shylock!gen8 is a heuristic detection used to detect threats associated with Trojan.Shylock.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 29, 2014 revision 016
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 29, 2014 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 29, 2014 revision 021
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 29, 2014 revision 021
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 29, 2014
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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: Adds malicious code to network traffic.
  • Compromises Security Settings: Intercepts network traffic.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
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