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Trojan.Poweliks

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
August 3, 2014
Updated:
August 4, 2014 10:28:18 AM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
71680 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Trojan.Poweliks is a Trojan horse that performs malicious activities on the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 4, 2014 revision 001
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 4, 2014 revision 001
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 4, 2014 revision 008
  • Latest Daily Certified version October 24, 2014 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 6, 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.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Masaki Suenaga

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