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Hacktool.Mailbomb

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
April 1, 2004
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:19:18 PM
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Hacktool.Mailbomb is a hack tool that allows an attacker to launch Denial of Service (DoS) attacks against email accounts.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 1, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 1, 2004 revision 041
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 1, 2004
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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
Note: On May 14, 2015, modifications will be made to the threat write-ups to streamline the content. The Threat Assessment section will no longer be published as this section is no longer relevant to today's threat landscape. The Risk Level will continue to be the main threat risk assessment indicator.
Writeup By: Tony Lee

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