W32/Spybot-EL

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

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

W32/Spybot-EL spreads to other network computers infected with Troj/Kuang.

W32/Spybot-EL 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/Spybot-EL copies itself to <System>\clmss.exe and creates the file <System>\keylog.txt. W32/Spybot-EL is a worm and IRC backdoor Trojan for the Windows platform.

W32/Spybot-EL spreads to other network computers infected with Troj/Kuang.

W32/Spybot-EL 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/Spybot-EL copies itself to <System>\clmss.exe and creates the file <System>\keylog.txt.

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

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce
Content List Management Subsystem
clmss.exe

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
Content List Management Subsystem
clmss.exe