McAfee Labs Low-Profiled Threat Notice: BlackEnergy

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    Notice

    This is a Low-Profiled Threat Notice for BlackEnergy

     

    Justification

    BlackEnergy has been deemed Low-Profiled due to media attention at:  http://www.darkreading.com/security/vulnerabilities/showArticle.jhtml?articleID= 223101487

     

    Read About It

    Information about BlackEnergy is located on VIL at: http://vil.nai.com/vil/content/v_260171.htm    

     

    Detection

    BlackEnergy was first discovered on March 5, 2010 and detection for this variant was added to the 5914 dat files (Release Date: March 8, 2010).

     

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    If you suspect you have BlackEnergy, please submit a sample to <http://www.webimmune.net>

     

    Risk Assessment Definition

    For further information on the Risk Assessment and Avert Labs Recommended Actions please see: <http://www.mcafee.com/us/threat_center/outbreaks/virus_library/risk_assessment.h tml>

     

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