PHP/Pbot [Threat Name] go to Threat

PHP/Pbot.A [Threat Variant Name]

Category trojan
Size 15049 B
Detection created Oct 07, 2008
Signature database version 3501
Aliases Backdoor.PHP.Pbot.g (Kaspersky)
  PHP.BackDoor.4 (Dr.Web)
  Backdoor:PHP/Hiebot.E (Microsoft)
  Backdoor.IRC.Bot (Symantec)
Short description

The trojan serves as a backdoor. It can be controlled remotely. It is written in PHP .

Installation

The trojan does not create any copies of itself.

Information stealing

The trojan collects the following information:

  • information about the operating system and system settings
  • the path to specific folders
Other information

The trojan acquires data and commands from a remote computer or the Internet.


The trojan contains a URL address. The IRC protocol is used in the communication.


It can execute the following operations:

  • download files from a remote computer and/or the Internet
  • run executable files
  • send gathered information
  • execute shell commands
  • send mail
  • perform port scanning
  • perform DoS/DDoS attacks
  • stop itself for a certain time period

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