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Backdoor.Hogle

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
October 28, 2003
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:12:51 PM
Also Known As:
Proxy-Regate [McAfee]
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

Backdoor.Hogle is a proxy SMTP server that may be used as an anonymous spam relay. It also listens on TCP port 3355 for incoming connections.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 29, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version July 19, 2013 revision 008
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 29, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 29, 2003
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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: Moderate

Damage

  • Damage Level: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Heather Shannon

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