1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. Backdoor.Pointex


Risk Level 1: Very Low

April 18, 2003
February 13, 2007 11:45:43 AM
Also Known As:
Backdoor.Pointex.c [KAV], Backdoor.Pointex.d [KAV]
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:

Backdoor.Pointex is a Backdoor Trojan that gives a hacker full access to your computer. The existence of the file Outlook32.exe is an indication of a possible infection.

The Backdoor is written in Microsoft Visual Basic, version 6, and is packed with ASPack.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 18, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 18, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • 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: Kaoru Hayashi

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