Category: Viruses and Spyware
Type: Trojan
Prevalence: No Reports

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Troj/Sdbot-XM is a Windows Trojan that contains backdoor functions that allows unauthorised remote access to the infected computer via IRC channels.

When run Troj/Sdbot-XM copies itself to the Windows system folder as a hidden, system file named amsngr.exe.

The Trojan also creates the following registry entries so that it is able to run on user logon or computer restart:



Troj/Sdbot-XM will attempt to steal CD keys, partake in distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, download and run files from the internet and log keystrokes when instructed to do so by a remote attacker.