1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. Backdoor.Haxdoor.I


Risk Level 1: Very Low

March 30, 2006
February 13, 2007 12:52:18 PM
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:

Backdoor.Haxdoor.I is a Trojan horse that opens a back door on the compromised computer and allows a remote attacker to have unauthorized access. It also logs keystrokes, steals passwords, and drops a rootkit that also runs in Safe mode, making this threat difficult to remove.

Note: Virus definitions released July 24, 2006 contain an updated Backdoor.Haxdoor.I signature which identifies a new minor variant. This variant has been spammed via email and is contained inside a .zip file.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 30, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 30, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 5, 2006
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Elia Florio

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