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JS.SecurityToolFraud.B

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 6, 2010
Updated:
January 6, 2010 10:53:33 PM
Infection Length:
Between 81,965 and 82,124 bytes
Systems Affected:
Linux, Mac OS X, Solaris, Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
JS.SecurityToolFraud.B is a JavaScript file that attempts to trick users into downloading files that are detected by Symantec products as SecurityToolFraud.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 6, 2010 revision 006
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 6, 2010 revision 023
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 6, 2010
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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: Piotr Krysiuk and Beannie Cai

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