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Risk Level 1: Very Low

April 15, 2011
December 18, 2012 4:56:39 PM
Also Known As:
Troj/Agent-YBM [Sophos], Troj/Agent-YNP [Sophos]
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Trojan.Boaxxe is a Trojan horse that opens a back door and downloads more files on to the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 15, 2011 revision 007
  • Latest Rapid Release version May 6, 2015 revision 001
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 15, 2011 revision 019
  • Latest Daily Certified version April 29, 2015 revision 041
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 20, 2011
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Threat Assessment


  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy


  • Damage Level: Medium
  • Payload: Opens a back door on the compromised computer.
    Downloads more files on to the computer.


  • Distribution Level: Low
Note: On May 14, 2015, modifications will be made to the threat write-ups to streamline the content. The Threat Assessment section will no longer be published as this section is no longer relevant to today's threat landscape. The Risk Level will continue to be the main threat risk assessment indicator.
Writeup By: Poul Jensen

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