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Backdoor.Bridco

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
March 10, 2003
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:44:00 AM
Type:
Trojan Horse

Backdoor.Bridco is a backdoor Trojan that uses MSN Messenger (.NET messenger). This Trojan allows a hacker to access your computer by stealing an MSN Messenger password and sending messages using the MSN messenger service.




If this backdoor trojan has been successfully installed on the system, Symantec Security Response strongly recommends changing the MSN messenger password.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 11, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 23, 2017 revision 037
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 11, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 23, 2017 revision 041
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 12, 2003
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Writeup By: Neal Hindocha

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