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HardLock.618

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
February 9, 2001
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:56:35 AM
Also Known As:
Trojan.Dood, Mutha Trojan
Type:
Trojan Horse

HardLock.618 is a boot Trojan. It does not infect or delete files. This Trojan changes a byte in the Master Boot Record (MBR) of the hard drive. The change prevents the computer from booting.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 9, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 9, 2001
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 9, 2001
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 9, 2001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
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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

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Gor Nazaryan

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