A remote administration tool (RAT) that bypasses the security features of a program, computer or network to give unauthorized access or control to its user.
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.
Pushbot is a backdoor program that can be operated through IRC. The backdoor is usually sized around 28-55KB.Pushbot is able to propagate through multiple vectors:
During installation, the backdoor program creates a copy of itself in:
Upon execution, Pushbot displays the following:
While active, the program has the following functionalities:
The backdoor program is also able to detect applications or services such as VMware, Nepenthes, sandboxes and honeypots.
The backdoor program creates the following Registry key in order to automatically execute its copy in the Windows directory:
It also creates the following Autorun.inf to facilitate its propagation on removable media such as USB thumb drives:
Date Created: 2009-03-26 04:12:16.0
Date Last Modified: 2009-08-11 04:35:59.0