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|Alias:||Backdoor.Win32.VBbot.c, BKDR_VBBOT.A, BackDoor.Bwbot, TROJ_VBBOT.C, Troj/Vbbot-B, Trojan.VBbot.B|
It opens a port, accepts remote commands and acts as a proxy server. It is usually dropped by worms, especially those belonging to the Sdbot family.
|First detected on:||May 4, 2005|
|Detection updated on:||May 6, 2005|
BotMail.C is a backdoor that opens a port in order to allow remote connections to the affected computer to be established. This connection can be used to carry out actions such as download and run files, update the backdoor and run system commands.
Additionally, BotMail.C acts as a proxy server.
BotMail.C does not spread by itself. It usually reaches the computer dropped by worms, such as those belonging to the Sdbot family.
BotMail.C is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.