Backdoor:Linux/Meche

Classification

Malware

Backdoor

Linux

Backdoor:Linux/Meche

Summary

The Backdoor:Linux/Meche family covers a wide base of variants that are based on the EnergyMech IRC bot. The bot is widely used by miscreants to compromise Linux installations.

Removal

Automatic action

Based on the settings of your F-Secure security product, it will either move the file to the quarantine where it cannot spread or cause harm, or remove it.

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Technical Details

This detection also covers the text resource files of the bot.If your scanner detects text files with this detection but does not for some reason detect anything else we recommend a full system inspection to locate the binary files also.The binary files can usually be located by inspecting the cron configuration files and the /etc/rc* and etc/init.d folders.

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