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VIRUS \ Spyware ALERTS - June 28, 2008

by Marianna Schmudlach / June 28, 2008 12:21 AM PDT


Category Viruses and Spyware

Type Trojan

Troj/Zlobun-Gen is a family of Trojans for the Windows platform.

Members of Troj/Zlobun-Gen usually claim to be uninstallers for other applications, though may not remove all of the files and registry entries associated with those applications.

Members of Troj/Zlobun-Gen are typically seen in conjunction with other Zlob Trojans.


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New backdoor for MacOS
by Marianna Schmudlach / June 28, 2008 12:30 AM PDT

June 28,2008

PandaLabs has detected a new backdoor, OSX/AsTHT.A, designed to affect Apple operating systems such as MacOS, Leopard or Tiger.

When run, the backdoor uses an Apple Remote Desktop Agent vulnerability to gain privilege escalation and administrator permissions. It then copies itself onto the system and sends a mail to its creator reporting the infection. It also associates the victim's IP address to a Dynamic DNS service to continue having access to the infected computer even if the address is modified.

OSX/AsTHT.A accesses the computer through a VNC server (Vine Server) it includes, and through SSH. It also enables a Web server where the remote control tool is hosted.

This malicious code drops a keylogger on the system which can capture images through the

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by Marianna Schmudlach / June 28, 2008 3:59 AM PDT
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