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Risk Level 1: Very Low

February 27, 2011
February 28, 2011 7:09:22 AM
Infection Length:
5,222,011 bytes
Systems Affected:
Mac OS X
OSX.Musminim is a Trojan horse that opens a back door on the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 27, 2011 revision 002
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 27, 2011 revision 003
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 28, 2011 revision 003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 2, 2011
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Threat Assessment


  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy


  • Damage Level: Medium
  • Payload: Opens a back door on the compromised computer.


  • 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: Hatsuho Honda

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