1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. Trojan.Boa


Risk Level 1: Very Low

May 1, 2003
February 13, 2007 12:00:46 PM
Also Known As:
Troj/Boa-A [Sophos], W32.Boa.Worm
Systems Affected:

Trojan.Boa is a key logger, as well as a disk filler, which uses its own SMTP engine to send back data to its creator.

The Trojan is written in the Visual Basic programming language.

NOTE: Definitions dated prior to June 5, 2003 will detect this threat as W32.Boa.Worm.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 2, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 8, 2018 revision 024
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 2, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 9, 2018 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 7, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Scott Gettis

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