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Backdoor.Subseven.22.a

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
March 14, 2001
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:59:28 AM
Also Known As:
Subseven.22.plugin, Backdoor.Subseven.22.plugin
Type:
Trojan Horse

Backdoor.Subseven.22.a is version 2.2 of the SubSeven backdoor Trojan. Backdoor.Subseven.22.a behaves similar to Netbus or BackOrifice.



Norton Internet Security/Norton Internet Protection users
If you are using either of these Symantec firewall programs, the name that is used by the Trojan Block rule to prevent the Trojan from being downloaded to your computer is different from the name that is used by Norton AntiVirus to detect the same threat if it were actually run on your computer or received in email.

Norton Internet Security/Norton Internet Protection will block Backdoor.SubSeven.22.a from being downloaded to your computer using the Block Rule Backdoor/SubSeven.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 14, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 24, 2014 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 14, 2001
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 19, 2013 revision 002
  • 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: Medium
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Cary Ng

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