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Backdoor.Spigot

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
June 3, 2002
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:39:09 AM
Type:
Trojan Horse

Backdoor.Spigot is a Trojan horse which allows unauthorized access to an infected computer by using its client program.

NOTE: Virus definitions dated prior to June 18, 2002 will detect this as Backdoor.Gspot.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 4, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 24, 2014 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 4, 2002 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 13, 2012 revision 019
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 5, 2002
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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
Writeup By: Maryl Magee

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