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Backdoor.Zincite.A

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
July 26, 2004
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:25:44 PM
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP


Backdoor.Zincite.A is a backdoor server program that allows unauthorized remote access to a compromised computer. It runs on TCP port 1034.

W32.Mydoom.M@mm and W32.Mydoom.CI@mm drops this Trojan.

Note: LiveUpdate virus definitions version 60726az (extended version 7/26/2004 rev. 52) or later are required to detect this threat.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 26, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 23, 2011 revision 021
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 26, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version October 24, 2011 revision 032
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 26, 2004
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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: Medium

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low

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