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KillMBR.g

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
August 2, 2001
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:36:57 AM
Type:
Trojan Horse

KillMBR.g is a simple Trojan horse that overwrites the Master Boot Record (MBR) with zeroes.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 2, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 12, 2013 revision 003
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 2, 2001
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 12, 2013 revision 005
  • 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: High

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Douglas Knowles

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