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OSX.Stealbit.A

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
February 26, 2014
Updated:
March 14, 2014 4:07:55 PM
Also Known As:
OSX/StealBit-A [Sophos],
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
varies
Systems Affected:
Mac OS X
OSX.Stealbit.A is a Trojan horse that opens a back door on the compromised computer.

Symantec Security Response is currently investigating this threat and will post more information as it becomes available.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 11, 2014 revision 009
  • Latest Rapid Release version November 4, 2014 revision 039
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 11, 2014 revision 020
  • Latest Daily Certified version November 5, 2014 revision 003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 26, 2014
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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 files.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals information.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Kazumasa Itabashi
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