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Backdoor.Weasel

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
August 8, 2017
Updated:
August 8, 2017 2:37:06 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Windows
Backdoor.Weasel is a Trojan horse that opens a backdoor on the compromised computer and uses it to conduct distributed denial of service attacks.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 8, 2017 revision 005
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2017 revision 005
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 8, 2017 revision 007
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 8, 2017 revision 007
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 9, 2017
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