1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. Trojan.Ascetic.B


Risk Level 1: Very Low

March 31, 2005
February 13, 2007 12:36:07 PM
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Systems Affected:

Trojan.Ascetic.B uses its own SMTP engine to send the email addresses that it finds on the compromised computer to some predefined email addresses. The email address of the sender is spoofed and the subject is randomly generated text.

Note: Definitions prior to April 1, 2005 will detect this threat as W32.Sober.N@mm.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 31, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 31, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 31, 2005
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Writeup By: Peter Ferrie

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