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Trojan.Malcol

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
October 21, 2010
Updated:
October 22, 2010 10:27:17 AM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Trojan.Malcol is a heuristic detection used to detect threats associated with the Trojan Horse family of threats.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 21, 2010 revision 004
  • Latest Rapid Release version April 17, 2015 revision 039
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 21, 2010 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version April 18, 2015 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 27, 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.

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