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Backdoor.Weevil

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
February 10, 2014
Updated:
February 11, 2014 3:48:34 PM
Also Known As:
Troj/Themas-D [Sophos]
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows Me, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000
Backdoor.Weevil is a Trojan horse that may open a back door on the compromised computer.

For more information, please see the following resource:
The Mask

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 10, 2014 revision 021
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 10, 2014 revision 021
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 10, 2014 revision 033
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 10, 2014 revision 033
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 12, 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: Opens a back door on the compromised computer.

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: Alexey Kleymenov

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