A remote administration utility which bypasses normal security mechanisms to secretly control a program, computer or network.
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Backdoor:W32/SdBot.AAY spreads by exploiting a variety of vulnerabilities and can be controlled by a remote attacker through a password-protected IRC channel.
The backdoor's file is a PE executable about 210 kilobytes long, packed with SVPK file compressor.
When the backdoor's file is started, it copies itself as 'mssvces.exe' file to Windows System folder and then creates the following startup key value in the Registry:
The bot exploits the following vulnerabilities in order to spread:
When the backdoor is active, it connects to an IRC server, joins a certain channel and acts as a bot there. The backdoor also starts IDENTD server on port 113.
The following IRC server and ports are used by the backdoor:
The backdoor joins the following password-protected IRC channel:
A hacker can send commands to the bots to control infected computers. Several tasks can be performed, including the following: