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


Risk Level 1: Very Low

July 31, 2003
February 13, 2007 12:04:27 PM
Also Known As:
Backdoor.Trojan, W32/Slanper.worm [McAfee], Worm.Win32.Randex.d [KAV]
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:

Backdoor.Roxy is a proxy HTTP server, which W32.Randex.D is known to drop. The existence of the file payload.dat is an indication of a possible infection.

Read the W32.Randex.D writeup for additional information.

Virus definitions dated prior to July 31, 2003 detect this threat as Backdoor.Trojan.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 31, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 31, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 6, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Heather Shannon

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