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


Risk Level 1: Very Low

February 4, 2003
February 13, 2007 11:42:44 AM
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:

Backdoor.CHCP is a backdoor Trojan that is written in the Microsoft Visual Basic programming language. The Trojan uses the same icon used by the Windows Notepad program in an attempt to deceive you into believing that it is a real Notepad text editor. Allows a hacker to remotely control an infected computer. The Trojan opens TCP port 1145 by default.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 5, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 23, 2017 revision 037
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 5, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 23, 2017 revision 041
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 5, 2003
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Writeup By: Yana Liu

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