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


Risk Level 1: Very Low

November 4, 2002
February 13, 2007 11:46:34 AM
Also Known As:
Backdoor.Cigivip.10 [AVP], New BackDoor2 [McAfee]
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:

Backdoor.Cigivip is a backdoor Trojan that gives an attacker unauthorized access to an infected computer. The Trojan also attempts to send login information for various instant messaging programs to the hacker. The existence of the file WinSys32.exe is a sign of a possible infection.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 4, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 23, 2017 revision 037
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 4, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 23, 2017 revision 041
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 4, 2002
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Serghei Sevcenco

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