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Backdoor.GWGhost

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
October 7, 2002
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:53:35 AM
Also Known As:
Trojan.Spy.GWGhost [AVP]
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows

Backdoor.GWGhost is the server portion of a backdoor Trojan. It allows unauthorized access to the infected computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 8, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 13, 2017 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 8, 2002 revision 004
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 13, 2017 revision 021
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 9, 2002
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Writeup By: Maryl Magee

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