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Risk Level 1: Very Low

February 5, 2014
February 28, 2014 9:44:31 AM
Systems Affected:
Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows Me, Windows Vista, Windows 2000
Backdoor.Darkmoon!g10 is a heuristic detection used to detect threats associated with the Backdoor.Darkmoon family.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version pending
  • Latest Rapid Release version pending
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 6, 2014 revision 003
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 6, 2014 revision 003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 12, 2014
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Threat Assessment


  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy


  • Damage Level: Medium
  • Payload: Opens a backdoor.


  • Distribution Level: Low
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