McAfee Labs Low-Profiled Threat Notice: Generic Downloader.z

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    Notice

    This is a Low-Profiled Threat Notice for Generic Downloader.z

     

    Justification

    Generic Downloader.z has been deemed Low-Profiled due to media attention at http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/03/11/playstation_emulator_malware/. 

     

    Generic Downloader.z is referred to as "Trojan-Downloader.Win32.CodecPack.2GCash.Gen" in the article at theregister.co.uk.

     

    Read About It

    Information about Generic Downloader.z is located on VIL at: http://vil.nai.com/vil/content/v_132731.htm

     

    Detection

    Generic Downloader.z was first discovered on March 30, 2005 and detection, for this particular variant, will be added to the 5918 dat files (Release Date: March 12, 2010).

     

    If you suspect you have Generic Downloader.z, please submit a sample to http://www.webimmune.net

     

    Risk Assessment Definition

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

     

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