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Trojan.SpBot

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
April 5, 2005
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:36:28 PM
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows

Trojan.Spbot is a Trojan horse program that allows a compromised computer to be used as an email relay. Computers compromised in this way are often used to relay spam.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 5, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 5, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 6, 2005
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Writeup By: Ka Chun Leung

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