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Backdoor.Sparta.B

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
September 11, 2002
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:53:44 AM
Also Known As:
Backdoor.Spartadoor.11.a [AVP], BKDR_SPARTA.11 [Trend], BackDoor-AFC [McAfee]
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

Backdoor.Sparta.B is a backdoor Trojan horse that gives an attacker unauthorized access to an infected computer. By default it opens port 6969 on the compromised computer. The Trojan attempts to disable some antivirus and firewall programs by terminating the active processes.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 11, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 3, 2008 revision 035
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 11, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 3, 2008 revision 037
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 11, 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: Serghei Sevcenco

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