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Risk Level 1: Very Low

June 6, 2007
December 14, 2011 2:35:00 PM
Systems Affected:
Linux, Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Hacktool.Spoofer is a program that may steal information from the compromised computer. It may also redirect users from certain websites.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 6, 2007
  • Latest Rapid Release version April 6, 2015 revision 035
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 6, 2007
  • Latest Daily Certified version April 7, 2015 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 6, 2007
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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
  • Releases Confidential Info: May steal information from the computer.
  • Degrades Performance: May redirect users from certain websites.


  • 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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