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Win32.SXTBot

by Marianna Schmudlach / March 24, 2004 2:42 PM PST

Detection Published: March 21, 2004
Description Modified: March 25, 2004
Category: Win32
Also known as: Backdoor.IRCBot.gen (Kaspersky), W32/Sdbot.worm.gen (McAfee)

SXTbot is an increasingly large family of IRC-controlled worms that contain backdoor functionality. This analysis describes the general behaviour of this family of worms.

Members of this family generally install themselves into the %System% directory. Filenames used by the worm vary, however, Computer Associates antivirus research teams have seen the following filenames used recently in the wild:

LSASS32.exe
CfgDll32.exe
Spoolsvc32.exe
WinSvc32.exe
Spoole32.exe
Microms.exe
CMST32.exe
Intspvc.exe

The file is generally around 110kb in size.

More:http://www3.ca.com/threatinfo/virusinfo/virus.aspx?id=38649

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