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Trojan.Asterope!gen1

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
August 15, 2014
Updated:
September 3, 2014 12:09:13 PM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows 2000
Trojan.Asterope!gen1 is a heuristic detection used to detect threats associated with the Trojan.Asterope family.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 15, 2014 revision 006
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 15, 2014 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 15, 2014 revision 016
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 15, 2014 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 20, 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: Low
  • Payload: Performs click fraud.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
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