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OSX.Tored@mm

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
May 5, 2009
Updated:
May 11, 2009 4:42:18 PM
Also Known As:
OSX_TORED.D [Trend]
Type:
Worm
Infection Length:
2,236,384 bytes
OSX.Tored@mm is a worm that attempts to spread through network shares and by email. It also opens a back door on the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 5, 2009 revision 019
  • Latest Rapid Release version May 5, 2009 revision 019
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 5, 2009 revision 022
  • Latest Daily Certified version May 5, 2009 revision 022
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 6, 2009
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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: Opens a back door.
  • Large Scale E-mailing: Attempts to email itself to gathered email addresses.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Logs keystrokes.
  • Degrades Performance: Participation in distributed denial of service attacks may degrade performance.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
  • Target of Infection: Network shares.
Writeup By: Mario Ballano

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