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  3. Backdoor.IRC.Aladinz.D


Risk Level 1: Very Low

September 18, 2003
February 13, 2007 12:07:22 PM
Also Known As:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:

Backdoor.IRC.Aladinz.D is an IRC-based Trojan Horse that attempts to spread through Windows NT/2000/XP networks. It is dropped by a self-extracting archive, which generally includes an mIRC client, allowing computers that do not have mIRC installed to be used to perform Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) attacks.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 19, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 19, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 24, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Ying Lin

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