Python/IRCBot [Threat Name] go to Threat

Python/IRCBot.D [Threat Variant Name]

Category trojan
Size 5608397 B
Detection created Mar 02, 2016
Signature database version 13117
Aliases Backdoor:Python/Raywa.A (Microsoft)
  Worm/IrcBot.5608397 (Avira)
Short description

The trojan serves as a backdoor. It can be controlled remotely.

Installation

When executed, the trojan creates the following files:

  • %temp%\­_MEI%variable%\­_ctypes.pyd (93184 B)
  • %temp%\­_MEI%variable%\­_hashlib.pyd (1008640 B)
  • %temp%\­_MEI%variable%\­_multiprocessing.pyd (29184 B)
  • %temp%\­_MEI%variable%\­_socket.pyd (48128 B)
  • %temp%\­_MEI%variable%\­_sqlite3.pyd (52224 B)
  • %temp%\­_MEI%variable%\­_ssl.pyd (1420800 B)
  • %temp%\­_MEI%variable%\­bz2.pyd (72704 B)
  • %temp%\­_MEI%variable%\­include\­pyconfig.h (22098 B)
  • %temp%\­_MEI%variable%\­microsoft.vc90.crt.manifest (1050 B)
  • %temp%\­_MEI%variable%\­msds.exe.manifest (1341 B)
  • %temp%\­_MEI%variable%\­msvcm90.dll (225280 B)
  • %temp%\­_MEI%variable%\­msvcp90.dll (570512 B)
  • %temp%\­_MEI%variable%\­msvcr90.dll (653968 B)
  • %temp%\­_MEI%variable%\­pyexpat.pyd (137728 B)
  • %temp%\­_MEI%variable%\­python27.dll (2628096 B)
  • %temp%\­_MEI%variable%\­pywintypes27.dll (110080 B)
  • %temp%\­_MEI%variable%\­requests\­cacert.pem (308434 B)
  • %temp%\­_MEI%variable%\­select.pyd (11776 B)
  • %temp%\­_MEI%variable%\­sqlite3.dll (417280 B)
  • %temp%\­_MEI%variable%\­unicodedata.pyd (688640 B)
  • %temp%\­_MEI%variable%\­win32crypt.pyd (96768 B)
  • %temp%\­_MEI%variable%\­win32pipe.pyd (24064 B)
  • %temp%\­_MEI%variable%\­win32wnet.pyd (25088 B)

A string with variable content is used instead of %variable% .


The trojan may create copies of the following files (source, destination):

  • %malwarefilepath%, %windir%\­svchost.exe
  • %malwarefilepath%, %appdata%\­svchost.exe
Information stealing

The trojan collects the following information:

  • login user names for certain applications/services
  • login passwords for certain applications/services
  • computer name
  • operating system version
  • CPU information
  • external IP address of the network device
  • country code

The following programs are affected:

  • Google Chrome
Other information

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


The trojan contains a list of (15) URLs. The TLS, 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 requested files
  • start/stop services
  • performing DDoS attacks

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