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#1 silverlady

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Posted 24 November 2004 - 09:46 AM

Hello everyone!

I'm the 'new girl (well granny actually!) on the block!'

Has anybody encountered this virus, detected by AVG free v7, as I can find very little info on it through google searches etc.

IRC/BackDoor/Trojan/SdBot.55.U

It's gone from my system now (I think!) but I am curious as to it's origin and 'popularity'!

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Posted 24 November 2004 - 10:37 AM

Hi silverlady This is what Symantec Security Response has to say. See link below for full report.

Backdoor.Sdbot is a Backdoor Trojan horse that allows the Trojan's creator to control a computer by using Internet Relay Chat (IRC). Backdoor.Sdbot can update itself by checking for newer versions over the Internet.

http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcen...door.sdbot.html

Edited by scarlett, 24 November 2004 - 10:37 AM.

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