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Risk Level 1: Very Low

July 5, 2006
February 13, 2007 12:57:18 PM
Also Known As:
Spam-Mailbot.c [McAfee]
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Backdoor.Rustock.B is a back door Trojan horse that allows a compromised computer to be used as a covert proxy. It uses advanced rootkit techniques to hide any files and registry subkeys it creates.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 5, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 21, 2016 revision 002
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 5, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 21, 2016 revision 021
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 5, 2006
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Elia Florio

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