1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. Backdoor.IRC.Bobbins


Risk Level 1: Very Low

August 26, 2003
February 13, 2007 12:06:24 PM
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:

Backdoor.IRC.Bobbins is a Backdoor Trojan Horse that gives its author control of an infected computer through Internet Relay Chat (IRC). The existence of the file, windows.exe, is an indication of a possible infection.

The Trojan can update itself by checking for newer versions over the Internet.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 26, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 26, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 27, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: John Canavan

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