1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. Backdoor.Beasty.B


Risk Level 1: Very Low

January 28, 2003
February 13, 2007 11:42:25 AM
Also Known As:
Trojan Beast 1.91
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:

Backdoor.Beasty.B is a backdoor Trojan, which is similar to Backdoor.Beasty. Backdoor.Beasty.B gives a hacker complete access to the infected computer. By default, the Trojan listens on port 666 and notifies the hacker through email or ICQ. The Trojan attempts to terminate various security products and system monitoring tools.

The Backdoor.Beasty.B Trojan was created using Delphi.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 29, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 29, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2008 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 29, 2003
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Writeup By: Jason Pan

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