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


Risk Level 1: Very Low

March 6, 2003
February 13, 2007 11:44:08 AM
Also Known As:
Backdoor.Plux, Backdoor.BeastDoor.192.c [KAV], BackDoor-AMQ [McAfee], BKDR_BEASTDOOR.C [Trend], Win32.Ulysses.192.B [CA]
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:

The Backdoor.Beasty.E Trojan opens a listening port on your computer. This action may allow a hacker to remotely control your computer.

Backdoor.Beasty.E uses web.icq.com to send a message to the hacker's ICQ Unified Messaging Center. This message includes the IP address of the infected computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 7, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 7, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2008 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 12, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Eric Chien

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