1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. Backdoor.Sdbot.AE


Risk Level 1: Very Low

October 25, 2004
February 13, 2007 12:29:01 PM
Also Known As:
Backdoor.Win32.Wootbot.gen [Ka
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:

Backdoor.Sdbot.AE is a backdoor Trojan horse program that spreads via network shares and allows a remote attacker to gain unauthorized access to a compromised system. Existence of the file samx.exe is an indication of a possible infection.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 25, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 25, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 27, 2004
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Fergal Ladley

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