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Risk Level 1: Very Low

August 6, 2014
August 6, 2014 5:20:15 PM
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Trojan.Mdropper!gen2 is a heuristic detection used to detect threats associated with the Trojan.Mdropper family of threats.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version pending
  • Latest Rapid Release version pending
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 6, 2014 revision 018
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 6, 2014 revision 018
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 13, 2014
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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: Exploits Microsoft Word or Excel to drop malware on to the compromised computer.


  • Distribution Level: Low
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