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Hacktool.Spammer

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
October 9, 2002
Updated:
February 9, 2007 9:12:00 AM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP
Hacktool.Spammer is a program that hackers use to attack mail boxes by flooding them with email. It can be programmed to send many email messages to specific addresses.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 9, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 25, 2015 revision 072
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 9, 2002 revision 007
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 25, 2015 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 9, 2002
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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: Atli Gudmundsson

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