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Backdoor.Preft

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
August 27, 2014
Updated:
December 23, 2015 3:52:26 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Windows
Backdoor.Preft is a Trojan horse that opens a back door on the compromised computer. It may also steal information and download potentially malicious files.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 27, 2014 revision 007
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 22, 2016 revision 024
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 27, 2014 revision 023
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 22, 2016 revision 025
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 27, 2014
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Writeup By: Kevin Savage

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