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


Risk Level 1: Very Low

September 3, 2003
February 13, 2007 12:06:47 PM
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:

Backdoor.EZBot is a Backdoor Trojan Horse that allows its creator to use Internet Relay Chat (IRC) to gain access to your computer. The filename of the Trojan may vary. The sample which Security Response originally discovered was named svchost.exe.

Backdoor.EZBot is written in Microsoft Visual Basic and is packed with PEBundle and UPX.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 4, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 4, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 4, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Scott Gettis

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