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


Risk Level 1: Very Low

August 31, 2003
February 13, 2007 12:06:36 PM
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:

Backdoor.Sokacaps is a Backdoor Trojan Horse that is controlled through IRC. While this Trojan allows basic remote control of the victim's machine, it was primarily designed as a tool to preform a Denial of Service (DoS) attack.

The Trojan was written in the Microsoft Visual Basic programming language.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 2, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 2, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 3, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Atli Gudmundsson

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