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Backdoor.Necurs!gen5

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
April 4, 2014
Updated:
April 9, 2014 11:06:23 AM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows 2000
Backdoor.Necurs!gen5 is a heuristic detection used to detect threats associated with the Backdoor.Necurs family.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 4, 2014 revision 019
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 29, 2014 revision 035
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 4, 2014 revision 008
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 30, 2014 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 9, 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

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
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