OUTBREAK DATE: 9-03-06
Dangerous Trojan Masked as a Kodak Photo.
Outbreak Filters Protects Users 16 hours and 27 minutes
Before First AV Signature
IronPort’s Virus Outbreak Filters protects customers within the critical period between the first
exploit of a virus outbreak and the release of an AV signature. During the recent Trojan variant
outbreak, Outbreak Filters protected customers 16 hours and 27 minutes before traditional AV
vendors** provided protection.
Potential Damage from Outbreak
Virus Outbreak Timeline
*As named by Sophos.
**Calculated as publicly published signatures from the following vendors: Sophos, Trend Micro, Computer Associates, F-Secure, Symantec and McAfee. If signature time is not available, first publicly published alert time is used.