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Sdbot.AV

 
Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Sdbot.AV
Technical name:Bck/Sdbot.AV
Threat level:Low
Type:Backdoor
Effects:  It connects to an IRC channel and carries out actions as redirecting and scanning IP addresses, downloading and running files, obtain product keys and sending the backdoor via IRC.

Affected platforms:

Windows XP/2000/NT

Detection updated on:Nov. 12, 2003
StatisticsNo
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies

Brief Description 

    

Sdbot.AV is a backdoor type Trojan that allows a hacker to carry out the following actions, among others: end processes, download and run files, scan IP addresses, update the backdoor, obtain product keys and send the backdoor to other IRC channels.

When the attached file is run, Sdbot.AV goes memory resident and connects to the server 63.246.134.50 across the IRC channel.

Sdbot.AV mainly spreads via e-mail and IRC chat channels.

Visible Symptoms 

    

Sdbot.AV is difficult to identify, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate that it has reached a computer.