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


Risk Level 1: Very Low

February 4, 2003
February 13, 2007 11:39:35 AM
Also Known As:
Backdoor.Dani.20 [KAV]
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:

Backdoor.Dani is a backdoor Trojan that is written in the Microsoft Visual Basic programming language. It overwrites the Windows registry editor program located in %Windir%\Regedit.exe with a copy of itself. The Trojan allows unauthorized access to an infected computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 5, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 5, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 5, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Koji Tabei

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