NetCat

Updated:
February 13, 2007 3:37:31 PM
Type:
Security Assessment Tool
Name:
NetCat
Risk Impact:
Low
Systems Affected:
Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows 2000

Behavior

NetCat is a tool for transmitting data across network connections and may allow unauthorized access.

Virus definitions prior to February 12th, 2007 will detect this risk as Hacktool.NetCat.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 1, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 2, 2014 revision 034
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 1, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 2, 2014 revision 003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 7, 2005
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