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Hacktool.Arpsniffer

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
February 6, 2007
Updated:
February 8, 2007 5:11:10 PM
Infection Length:
26,115 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP
Hacktool.Arpsniffer is a program that may be used to redirect network traffic.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 6, 2007
  • Latest Rapid Release version April 18, 2011 revision 032
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 6, 2007
  • Latest Daily Certified version April 18, 2011 revision 037
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 7, 2007
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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
  • Payload: May be used to redirect network traffic.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: James O'Connor

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