1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. Backdoor.Sdbot


Risk Level 2: Low

April 30, 2002
February 13, 2007 11:39:02 AM
Also Known As:
IRC-Sdbot [McAfee], Backdoor.IRC.SdBot [Kaspersky], BKDR_SDBOT.B [Trend], Troj/Sdbot-B [Sophos], Win32.SdBot.14176 [CA]
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:

Backdoor.Sdbot is a Trojan horse that opens a back door and allows a remote attacker to control a computer by using Internet Relay Chat (IRC). The Trojan can update itself by checking for newer versions on the Internet.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 1, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 14, 2018 revision 004
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 1, 2002 revision 003
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 14, 2018 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 1, 2002
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Serghei Sevcenco

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