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Trojan.Poweliks

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
August 3, 2014
Updated:
December 12, 2014 9:17:30 AM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
71680 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows Me, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000
Trojan.Poweliks is a Trojan horse that performs malicious activities on the compromised computer.

Trojan.Poweliks Removal Tool

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Trojan.Poweliks: A threat inside the system registry

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 4, 2014 revision 001
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 27, 2014 revision 021
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 4, 2014 revision 008
  • Latest Daily Certified version November 26, 2014 revision 005
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 6, 2014
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Moderate
  • Removal: Moderate

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium
  • Payload: Opens a back door.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Masaki Suenaga

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