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OSX.Apptite.A

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
February 17, 2014
Updated:
March 13, 2014 8:14:11 PM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Mac OS X
OSX.Apptite.A is a Trojan horse that opens a back door on the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 18, 2014 revision 024
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 18, 2014 revision 024
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 18, 2014 revision 001
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 18, 2014 revision 032
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 19, 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 and runs arbitrary commands.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Yana Liu

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