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W32.Nakcos

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
March 4, 2014
Updated:
March 21, 2014 6:25:42 PM
Type:
Virus
Infection Length:
6,000 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP
W32.Nakcos is a virus that infects files and may open a back door on the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 4, 2014 revision 009
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 4, 2014 revision 009
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 4, 2014 revision 018
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 4, 2014 revision 018
  • 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: Infects files and may open a back door.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
  • Target of Infection: Infects files.
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: Zhinan Zeng

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