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


Risk Level 1: Very Low

February 14, 2003
February 13, 2007 11:43:05 AM
Also Known As:
W32/Cult.Worm [McAfee]
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:

Backdoor.Bmbot is a backdoor Trojan that allows a hacker to gain control of your computer by using Internet Relay Chat (IRC). A false error message is displayed if Backdoor.Bmbot is not executed from the %System% folder.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 18, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 18, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 19, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Robert X Wang

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