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Backdoor.Netbot

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 15, 2013
Updated:
January 16, 2013 3:41:49 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
60,000 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Backdoor.Netbot is a Trojan horse that opens a back door on the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 15, 2013 revision 018
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 15, 2013 revision 025
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 15, 2013 revision 025
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 16, 2013
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Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium
  • Payload: Opens a back door.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals information from the compromised computer.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Note: On May 14, 2015, modifications will be made to the threat write-ups to streamline the content. The Threat Assessment section will no longer be published as this section is no longer relevant to today's threat landscape. The Risk Level will continue to be the main threat risk assessment indicator.
Writeup By: Piotr Krysiuk

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