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  3. Backdoor.Hacarmy.D


Risk Level 1: Very Low

June 26, 2004
February 13, 2007 12:24:42 PM
Also Known As:
Backdoor.Hackarmy.q [Kaspersky
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:

Backdoor.Hacarmy.D is a Backdoor Trojan horse that gives an attacker control over a compromised computer.

A minor variant of this Trojan was spammed to multiple newsgroups in July, 2004. This was distributed under the guise of photographs of Osama Bin Laden having committed suicide. Additional messages were also distributed indicating that an Arnold Schwarzenegger suicide note was available when in fact it was another copy of this Trojan.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 27, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 27, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 30, 2004
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Kevin Ha

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