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Backdoor.Nemog.B

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
September 9, 2004
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:27:16 PM
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

Backdoor.Nemog.B is a backdoor Trojan horse program that allows an infected computer to be used as an email relay and http proxy. The Trojan also blocks access to several security related Web sites.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 9, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 9, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2008 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 15, 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: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Kaoru Hayashi

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