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Linux.Powbot

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
September 27, 2014
Updated:
September 29, 2014 1:24:19 PM
Also Known As:
ELF_BASHWOOP.SM [Trend], ELF_BASHLITE.A [Trend]
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Linux
Linux.Powbot is a Trojan horse that opens a back door on the compromised computer. It may also download additional files.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 27, 2014 revision 006
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 22, 2016 revision 024
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 28, 2014 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 22, 2016 revision 025
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 1, 2014
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Paul Mangan

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