Rootkit:W32/Regin

Classification

Malware

Rootkit

W32

Rootkit:W32/Regin, Regin.A, Regin.B, Backdoor.Regin

Summary

Rootkit:W32/Regin is a complex espionage toolkit used to keep itself and other malicious components from being detected on an infected system. This malware has reportedly been used to target a variety of organizations around the world.

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Technical Details

Rootkit:W32/Regin is a technically sophisticated, multi-stage threat designed to remain hidden on an infected system, assist in keeping other components hidden from the system's security processes, and maintain covert communications with its remote controller.

Public reports indicate this malware has been used in targeted attacks against various organizations around the world. Analysis of the malware indicates that the threat has been in existence since 2008, if not longer. For more information, see:

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