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Category: Malware

Type: Rootkit

Aliases: Rootkit:W32/Kobcka, Rootkit:W32/Kobcka, Rootkit.Kobcka.Patched.Gen , Virus.Win32.Protector.g, Hacktool.Rootkit!inf (Symantec), Virus:Win32/Cutwail.I (Microsoft)


A program or set of programs which hides itself by subverting or evading the computer's security mechanisms, then allows remote users to secretly control the computer's operating system.


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Technical Details

Rootkit:W32/Kobchka is a Generic Detection that identifies files with rootkit-like characteristics or behavior.