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OSX.Seadoor

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
September 18, 2013
Updated:
September 19, 2013 1:49:47 PM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Mac OS X
OSX.Seadoor is a Trojan horse that may open a back door on the compromised computer, steal information, and download potentially malicious files.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 18, 2013 revision 017
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 18, 2013 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 18, 2013 revision 018
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 18, 2013 revision 018
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 18, 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: Opens a back door, downloads files, and steals information.

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.
Writeup By: Kevin Savage

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