Worm:OSX/Tored.A is a worm that propagates through infected emails and is capable of functioning as a backdoor and keylogger.
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The Tored worm is compiled using RealBasic and has functions pertaining to glink terminal emulator.
Tored.A distributes copies of itself in infected emails. The emails have the following characteristics:
The "Subject" text is:
The "From" field is:
The body text can be any of the following:
Once executed, the worm copies itself to the startup items folder to ensure that it executes automatically at each system startup.
The worm also checks for the any virtual volumes connected on the infected machine.
On execution, Tored.A listens to TCP port 9999.
If it is able to make a remote connection, it can then perform the following actions:
Once connected, Tored.A can also forward system information to the malware author(s), such as:
Tored.A also queries the Keychain application and performs the following:
To find email addresses to send the email messages to, Tored.A queries the local Address book and retrieves the following information:
The worm uses its own SMTP engines to send emails to the harvested addresses. To perform its mass mail, the worm connects to the following SMTP servers:
Once it is connected, it sends the following Information:
The "From" field can be any of the following:
The "Subject" text can be any of the following:
Description Created: 2009-05-06 06:17:00.0
Description Last Modified: 2009-08-19 10:49:29.0