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System Infected: Backdoor.Korplug Activity 8

Severity: High

This attack could pose a serious security threat. You should take immediate action to stop any damage or prevent further damage from happening.

Description

This signature detects Backdoor Korplug that opens a back door and may steal information from the compromised computer.

Additional Information

When the Trojan is executed, it may create the following files:
%UserProfile%\SxS\bug.log
%UserProfile%\SxS\rc.exe
%UserProfile%\SxS\rc.hlp
%UserProfile%\SxS\rcdll.dll

It may then perform the following actions:
Open a remote command shell
Record keystrokes
Steal information about the computer and its network
Take screenshots

Affected

  • Various Windows operating systems
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  • Google+
  • YouTube