W32/Spybot-EH

Category: Viruses and Spyware
Type: Win32 worm
Prevalence: No Reports

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W32/Spybot-EH is a worm and IRC backdoor Trojan for the Windows platform.

W32/Spybot-EH 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. Its primary function is to log key presses and steal passwords.

When first run W32/Spybot-EH copies itself to <System>\mcafeeav32.exe.

The following registry entries are created to run mcafeeav32.exe on startup:

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce
McAfee Antivirus 32
MCAFEEAV32.EXE

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
McAfee Antivirus 32
MCAFEEAV32.EXE