Backdoor.Cobalt

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Discovered: December 12, 2018
Updated: December 14, 2018 3:11:35 AM
Type: Trojan
Infection Length: Varies
Systems Affected: Windows

Backdoor.Cobalt is a Trojan horse that opens a backdoor 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 December 06, 2018 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 06, 2018 revision 022
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 07, 2018 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 07, 2018 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 19, 2018

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