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Risk Level 1: Very Low

August 26, 2003
February 13, 2007 12:05:54 PM
Also Known As:
TrojanProxy.Win32.Ranck [Kaspe, Proxy-FBSR [McAfee], BKDR_RANKK.A [Trend]
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Backdoor.Ranky is a Trojan horse that opens a back door on the compromised computer and allows a remote attacker to perform unauthorized actions.

Note: Virus definitions dated prior to November 1, 2003 may detect this Trojan as Backdoor.Ranck.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 27, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 25, 2015 revision 009
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 27, 2003 revision 004
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 25, 2015 revision 017
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 27, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Scott Gettis

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