1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. Backdoor.SDBot.Q


Risk Level 1: Very Low

October 7, 2003
February 13, 2007 12:08:45 PM
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:

Backdoor.SDBot.Q is a Backdoor Trojan Horse that can be controlled through an IRC server. When Backdoor.SDBot.Q is executed, it attempts to contact an IRC server and waits for commands from the hacker. The existence of the file winz32.exe is an indication of a possible infection.

Backdoor.SDBot.Q has been packed using the run-time compression utility, Petite.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 8, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 8, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 8, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Neal Hindocha

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