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Trojan.FakeAV!gen121

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
April 21, 2014
Updated:
June 26, 2014 8:46:57 AM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Trojan.FakeAV!gen121 is a heuristic detection for files that may be members of the Trojan.FakeAV family of Trojans.

For more information, please see the following resource:
Trojan.FakeAV

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 21, 2014 revision 007
  • Latest Rapid Release version April 21, 2014 revision 007
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 21, 2014 revision 017
  • Latest Daily Certified version April 21, 2014 revision 017
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 23, 2014
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Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Medium
  • Number of Infections: 50 - 999
  • Number of Sites: 10+
  • Geographical Distribution: Medium
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium
  • Payload: Lowers security settings on the compromised computer.
  • Causes System Instability: May perform actions that prevents the user from accessing certain programs on the computer.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
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