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Risk Level 1: Very Low

August 8, 2014
August 8, 2014 11:01:10 AM
Infection Length:
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.Turla!gen1 is a heuristic detection used to detect threats associated with the Trojan.Turla family.

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Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 7, 2014 revision 040
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 7, 2014 revision 040
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 8, 2014 revision 003
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 8, 2014 revision 003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 13, 2014
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Threat Assessment


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


  • Damage Level: Medium
  • Payload: Opens a back door.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals information and sends it back to a remote server.


  • Distribution Level: Low
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