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Sadhound

Classification

Category: Malware

Type: Backdoor

Aliases: Sadhound

Summary


On January 25th a new backdoor known as Sadhound has been spammed in emails with subject 'I Miss You'. Sadhound is not a worm and does not spread by itself.

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Technical Details


Sadhound drops a text file in Windows Temp folder and opens it with Notepad. The text looks as follow:

There's no
special reason
for sending
this to you,
except that...
I was feeling
a little lonely,
and when I asked myself
what I seemed to bemissing the most,the answerturned out to be

...you.
I Miss You

F-Secure Anti-Virus detects Sadhound with the existing updates as a dropper.