1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. Backdoor.Beasty.G


Risk Level 1: Very Low

July 31, 2003
February 13, 2007 12:04:30 PM
Also Known As:
Backdoor.BeastDoor.200.a [KAV], BackDoor-AMQ [McAfee]
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:

Backdoor.Beasty.G is a Trojan Horse that opens a listening port on your computer. This Trojan also uses web.icq.com to send a message to its creator's ICQ Unified Messaging Center, which includes the IP address of the infected computer.

Backdoor.Beasty.G is written in the Borland Delphi programming language.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 31, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 26, 2018 revision 004
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 31, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 26, 2018 revision 009
  • 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: Asuka Yamamoto

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