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Backdoor.Pygeecat

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 25, 2016
Updated:
January 28, 2016 10:03:35 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
4,445,190 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Backdoor.Pygeecat 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 January 25, 2016 revision 068
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 22, 2016 revision 004
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 26, 2016 revision 005
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 22, 2016 revision 025
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 27, 2016
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Writeup By: Nino Fred Gutierrez

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