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  3. Backdoor.Anakha


Risk Level 1: Very Low

June 26, 2002
February 13, 2007 12:00:06 PM
Also Known As:
Backdoor.Trojan, Trojan.Win32.Anakha.b, BackDoor-UY, Troj/Anaka-B
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:

Backdoor.Anakha is a backdoor Trojan horse that allows a hacker to use Internet Relay Chat (IRC) to gain control of a computer. It also opens TCP/UDP ports to allow a hacker to take control of the system. Backdoor.Anakha is written in the Microsoft Visual Basic programming language and is compressed with ASPack.

NOTE: Virus definitions dated prior to June 27, 2002, may detect this threat as Backdoor.Trojan.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 28, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 28, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 3, 2002
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Writeup By: Yana Liu

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