1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. Backdoor.Assasin.E


Risk Level 1: Very Low

February 19, 2003
February 13, 2007 11:43:16 AM
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:

The Backdoor.Assasin.E Trojan is a variant of Backdoor.Assasin. The Trojan gives a hacker unauthorized access to the compromised computer. It attempts to terminate the active processes of various firewalls, as well as antivirus and security products. This variant also attempts to spread itself across the network shares.

Backdoor.Assasin.E is written in the Borland Delphi programming language and is compressed with UPX.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 20, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 20, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 20, 2003
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Writeup By: Yana Liu

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