Backdoor.Cobalt

Backdoor.Cobalt

Discovered:
12 December 2018
Updated:
14 December 2018
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Windows
Backdoor.Cobalt is a Trojan horse that opens a backdoor on the compromised computer.

Symantec Security Response is currently investigating this threat and will post more information as it becomes available.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version 06 December 2018 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version 06 December 2018 revision 022
  • Initial Daily Certified version 07 December 2018 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version 07 December 2018 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date 19 December 2018
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Writeup By: John Stackpole