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Backdoor.Nemog

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
August 16, 2004
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:26:28 PM
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

Backdoor.Nemog is a Backdoor Trojan horse that allows an infected computer to be used as an email relay and HTTP proxy.

This backdoor is dropped by W32.Mydoom.Q@mm.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 16, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 24, 2014 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 16, 2004 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version November 24, 2012 revision 005
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 16, 2004
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Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Medium
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Medium
Writeup By: Kaoru Hayashi

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