Threat Description

Backdoor:W32/Breplibot

Details

Aliases: W32/Breplibot, Backdoor.Win32.Breplibot
Category: Malware
Type: Backdoor
Platform: W32

Summary


A remote administration utility which bypasses normal security mechanisms to secretly control a program, computer or network.



Removal


Automatic action

Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically disinfect the suspect file by either deleting it or renaming it.

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Technical Details


Breplibot is an IRC bot-based backdoor. After being started, it installs itself to the system, creates a startup key for itself in the Registry, connects to several IRC servers, and waits for commands from a remote hacker. The backdoor can delete, download, and run files on an infected computer. It also terminates the processes of several security-related software packages.






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