W32/Sdbot-CNG

Category: Viruses and SpywareProtection available since:07 Aug 2006 00:00:00 (GMT)
Type: Win32 wormLast Updated:07 Aug 2006 00:00:00 (GMT)
Prevalence: Small Number of Reports

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W32/Sdbot-CNG is a worm and IRC backdoor for the Windows platform.

W32/Sdbot-CNG runs continuously in the background, providing a backdoor server which allows a remote intruder to gain access and control over the computer via IRC channels.

When first run W32/Sdbot-CNG copies itself to <Windows system folder>\aimplg.exe.

The following registry entries are created to run aimplg.exe on startup:

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
WindowsBool
aimplg.exe

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
WindowsBool
aimplg.exe

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices
WindowsBool
aimplg.exe