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Risk Level 1: Very Low

June 3, 2013
June 3, 2013 3:40:22 PM
Systems Affected:
Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows Me, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000
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 December 25, 2014 revision 041
  • 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 Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy


  • 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 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: Andrea Lelli

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