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  1. Randy_Bell

    Randy_Bell Registered Member

    May 24, 2002
    Santa Clara, CA
    Symantec Security Response - Backdoor.Bmbot

    Backdoor.Bmbot is a backdoor Trojan that allows a hacker to gain control of your computer by using Internet Relay Chat (IRC). A false error message is displayed if Backdoor.Bmbot is not executed from the %System% folder.

    Also Known As: W32/Cult.Worm [McAfee]
    Type: Trojan Horse
    Infection Length: 13,040 bytes
    Systems Affected: Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Me
    Systems Not Affected: Windows 3.x, Macintosh, OS/2, UNIX, Linux

    (more technical details available from above link)
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