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Infostealer.Jumcar

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
June 3, 2013
Updated:
June 3, 2013 3:40:22 PM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Infostealer.Jumcar is a Trojan horse that downloads a modified hosts file on to the compromised computer. It then redirects the user to phishing websites in order to steal bank-related information.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 3, 2013 revision 016
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 24, 2014 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 3, 2013 revision 023
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 23, 2013 revision 017
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 5, 2013
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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: Medium
  • Payload: Downloads more files on to the compromised computer.
  • Modifies Files: Modifies the hosts file to redirect Internet traffic.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals information from the compromised computer.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Andrea Lelli

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