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Backdoor.Haxdoor.I

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
March 30, 2006
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:52:18 PM
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Backdoor.Haxdoor.I is a Trojan horse that opens a back door on the compromised computer and allows a remote attacker to have unauthorized access. It also logs keystrokes, steals passwords, and drops a rootkit that also runs in Safe mode, making this threat difficult to remove.

Note: Virus definitions released July 24, 2006 contain an updated Backdoor.Haxdoor.I signature which identifies a new minor variant. This variant has been spammed via email and is contained inside a .zip file.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 30, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 30, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 5, 2006
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

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
Writeup By: Elia Florio

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