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Linux.SSHKit!gen1

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
February 28, 2014
Updated:
March 14, 2014 6:13:20 PM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Linux
Linux.SSHKit!gen1 is a heuristic detection to detect threats associated with the Linux.SSHKit family of threats.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 28, 2014 revision 017
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 28, 2014 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 1, 2014 revision 008
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 1, 2014 revision 008
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 5, 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.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals user credentials and authentication keys.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low

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