WinShell.50, a variant of WinShell, is a Trojan. WinShell.50 allows an attacker to get full control over the infected system and starts to listen to random port. WinShell.50 listens to remote commands and can be used to get access to an infected system and creates Registry keys to start the file automatically.
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WinShell.50 creates the following autostart registry entry to enable its automatic execution upon start:
Aside from the above-mentioned registry entry, it also registers itself as a service that automatically starts upon boot:
WinShell.50 opens a random port and waits for the attacker to connect to it. The correct password is required in order for the hacker to have access to the backdoor.
The password is: !QAZ1qaz@
These are the actions that can be remotely executed by the hacker:
The malware executes remote commands by using the following programs:
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