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Backdoor.Hipo

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
February 11, 2003
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:54:30 AM
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

Backdoor.Hipo is a typical Backdoor Trojan that allows a hacker to gain access to and remotely control an infected computer.

The Trojan is written in the Delphi programming language and is compressed with UPX.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 12, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 3, 2008 revision 035
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 12, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 3, 2008 revision 037
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 12, 2003
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: Moderate

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Koji Tabei

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