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Backdoor.Juasek

Aug 21, 2012

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Backdoor.Juasek is a Trojan horse that opens a back door on the compromised computer.

The threat Backdoor.Juasek was discovered by Symantec Security Response Threat Severity Assessment on August 20, 2012 and was classified as Trojan.

Initial Daily Certified version of virus definitions for Norton security products was released on August 20, 2012 revision 020. It should be noted that users with the older versions of Norton Internet Security are limited to Daily LiveUpdate definitions. For more information, go to the page where the are described virus definitions available for Norton products.

Backdoor.Juasek Threat Assessment
ComponentSeverity
Wild LevelLow
Number of Infections0 - 49
Number of Sites0 - 2
Geographical DistributionLow
Threat ContainmentEasy
RemovalEasy
Damage LevelMedium
Distribution LevelLow


According to the Symantec Threat Severity Assessment, overall risk of Backdoor.Juasek is now categorized as «Very Low» — poses little threat to users; rarely even makes headlines; no reports in the wild. Read more about Threat Severity Assessment.

This threat affect the following operating systems:
  • Windows 98
  • Windows 95
  • Windows XP
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Me
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows NT
  • Windows 2000

More information about Backdoor.Juasek, you can find on the official site of Symantec Corporation, where in addition to useful information you can find technical details and removal instructions: www.symantec.com

It is also recommended to read the article Network security threats, where you can find a brief description and explanation of the most dangerous security threats plus a few simple tips on how to protect your personal computer from them.

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