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Discovered: May 23, 2018
Updated: May 31, 2018 1:49:39 PM
Type: Trojan
Infection Length: Varies
Systems Affected: Linux

Linux.VPNFilter 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 May 23, 2018 revision 025
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 24, 2018 revision 005
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 23, 2018 revision 035
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 25, 2018 revision 003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 30, 2018

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