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  3. Backdoor.Sdbot.H


Risk Level 1: Very Low

April 17, 2003
February 13, 2007 11:45:42 AM
Also Known As:
Backdoor.Sdbot.gen [KAV], IRC-Sdbot [McAfee]
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:

Backdoor.Sdbot.H is a Backdoor Trojan Horse that is a variant of Backdoor.Sdbot. This Trojan allows for its author to control a computer by using Internet Relay Chat (IRC).

The existence of the file, %System%\I3Explorer.exe (or a similar filename, such as IEEexplore.exe), is an indication of a possible infection.

Backdoor.Sdbot can update itself by checking for newer versions over the Internet.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 18, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 18, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2008 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 23, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Scott Gettis

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