Riskware:W32/Radmin

Classification

Riskware

Riskware

W32

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Summary

Useful, legitimate software which could possibly be misused for malicious purposes.

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Technical Details

This is a legitimate remote administration tool that can be exploited to give full system control to a remote user.&

This program is usually utilized by authorized system administrators for administrative purposes. It may however be converted for malicious use as a hacker tool if some of its files are repacked, repackaged or trojanized.

The legitimate program may also be modified to force it to listen to a different port, potentially providing an entry point for a remote attacker.

If the presence of the tool on the system is unnecessary or unexpected, it should be removed.

Note

Repacked- This involves packing the original program file using a binary compressor such as morphine, upx, aspack

Repackaged- Bundled together with other programs and silently installed

Trojanized- The program is silently installed without the user's knowledge or authorization

Date Created: 2009-03-17 04:42:28.0

Date Last Modified: 2009-03-23 07:01:49.0