Threat description




Backdoor:W32/SdBot.CKF is a backdoor. Backdoors are remote administration utilities that open infected machines to external control via the Internet or a local network. Upon execution, SdBot.CKF will attempt to connect to an IRC server and tries to download additional malware to the infected machine.


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Technical Details

Upon execution, SdBot.CKF will create a copy of itself in the following location:

  • %windir%\winudspm.exe

It creates the following registry entry to automatically start with Windows:

  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run Windows UDP Control = winudspm.exe

Once the backdoor is active, it connects to an IRC server, joins a certain channel and acts as a bot. The backdoor will try to contact the following IRC server:


Then it joins the following channels:

  • #blockbot2
  • #blockbot.msn

The malware attempts to download from the following locations:


The files are detected as follows:

  • dci.exe - Backdoor:W32/Rbot.GLP
  • is154890 - Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Agent.rcl
  • setup.exe - Backdoor:W32/IRCBot.GNS

Here are more commands used by the bot:

  • aim.stop
  • download
  • gone
  • l
  • lo
  • login
  • logout
  • msn.stop
  • r.getfile
  • r.upd4te
  • r.update
  • rm
  • rmzerm3b1tch
  • triton.stop
  • update

Furthermore, another sign of infection from this malware is an outbound connection to

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