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Backdoor.Beasty.Family

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
May 2, 2003
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:00:47 PM
Also Known As:
Backdoor.Beastdoor
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows

Backdoor.Beasty.Family is a class of Backdoor Trojan Horse programs that the Backdoor.Beasty.Cli Trojan kit generates. Like many Trojans, this class gives its creator access to a computer on which they run.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 5, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 5, 2003 revision 003
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 7, 2003
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Writeup By: Heather Shannon

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