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OSX.Freezer

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
August 27, 2014
Updated:
August 27, 2014 8:33:36 AM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Mac OS X
OSX.Freezer is a Trojan horse that may perform malicious activities on the compromised computer.

Symantec Security Response is currently investigating this threat and will post more information as it becomes available.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 27, 2014
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 27, 2014
  • Initial Daily Certified version pending
  • Latest Daily Certified version pending
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 27, 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
Writeup By: Takayoshi Nakayama
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