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Backdoor.Assasin

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
July 3, 2002
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:39:30 AM
Also Known As:
Backdoor.Assasin.10, Backdoor.Assasin.11 [AVP], BKDR_SANISI.A [Trend]
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows

The Backdoor.Assasin Trojan Horse allows unauthorized access to the infected computer. This Trojan Horse also attempts to terminate the processes of many executables, including various firewall and antivirus programs.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 3, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 8, 2017 revision 020
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 3, 2002 revision 036
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 9, 2017 revision 007
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 3, 2002
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Writeup By: Kaoru Hayashi

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