1. /
  2. Security Response/
  3. Backdoor.Sdbot.AJ


Risk Level 2: Low

January 10, 2005
February 13, 2007 12:31:44 PM
Also Known As:
Win32.Slinbot.XW [Computer Ass, Backdoor.Win32.SdBot.gen [Kasp, W32/Sdbot.worm.gen.t [McAfee], W32/Sdbot-Fam [Sophos], WORM_SDBOT.BBM [Trend Micro]
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Backdoor.Sdbot.AJ is a network-aware worm with back door capabilities that spreads via network shares and allows a remote attacker to gain unauthorized access to the compromised computer.

Note: Virus definitions dated 01/10/2005 or earlier may detect this threat as Backdoor.Sdbot or Backdoor.Sdbot.TB.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 11, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 3, 2008 revision 035
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 11, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 3, 2008 revision 037
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 12, 2005
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Paul Mangan

Search Threats

Search by name
Example: W32.Beagle.AG@mm
STAR Antimalware Protection Technologies
Internet Security Threat Report