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Discovered: September 10, 2002
Updated: February 13, 2007 11:47:59 AM
Type: Trojan Horse
Systems Affected: Windows

Backdoor.ConstructKit itself is not a virus, worm, or Trojan horse. It is a construction kit that can be used to create backdoor Trojans. The kit allows a hacker to assign specific functionalities to a new backdoor Trojan.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 10, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version April 28, 2018 revision 037
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 10, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version April 29, 2018 revision 003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 11, 2002

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Writeup By: Kaoru Hayashi