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SubSeven 2.1 Server

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
February 4, 2000
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:54:39 AM
Also Known As:
Backdoor.Trojan, SubSeven 2.1 Server, Pinkworm, BackDoor-G2.svr.21
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

An email with an attachment called "server.exe" was spammed to Japanese computer users. The attachment claimed to be an antivirus program for a virus called Pinkworm, but it was actually a trojan called SubSeven 2.1 Server.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 18, 2000
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 30, 2008 revision 049
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 18, 2000
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 1, 2008 revision 003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low

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