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Backdoor.Haxdoor.S

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 9, 2007
Updated:
February 13, 2007 1:03:15 PM
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Backdoor.Haxdoor.S is a Trojan horse program 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 rootkits that run in safe mode.

It has been reported that the Trojan has been spammed through email as an email attachment.

Note: Virus definitions released prior to January 10, 2007 may detect this threat as Infostealer.


Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 10, 2007
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 10, 2007
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 10, 2007
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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