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Backdoor.Rustock.B

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
July 5, 2006
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:57:18 PM
Also Known As:
Spam-Mailbot.c [McAfee]
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows

Backdoor.Rustock.B is a back door Trojan horse that allows a compromised computer to be used as a covert proxy. It uses advanced rootkit techniques to hide any files and registry subkeys it creates.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 5, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 21, 2017 revision 022
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 5, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version June 22, 2017 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 5, 2006
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Writeup By: Elia Florio

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