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


Risk Level 1: Very Low

March 31, 2003
February 13, 2007 11:45:11 AM
Also Known As:
Backdoor.Beastdoor.192.g [KAV], BackDoor-AMQ [McAfee]
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:

The Backdoor.Beasty.F Trojan opens a listening port (TCP 23666) on your computer. This action may allow a hacker to remotely control your computer.

Backdoor.Beasty.F 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.

This threat is written in the Borland Delphi programming language.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 31, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 3, 2008 revision 035
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 31, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 3, 2008 revision 037
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 2, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Yana Liu

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