Backdoor.Beasty Description

Backdoor.Beasty is a dangerous backdoor trojan that uses vulnerabilities of security software and bypasses the normal authentication so that it couldn't be detected by computer users. Backdoor.Beasty is generated to disable firewalls and anti-virus applications. When installed on a PC, Backdoor.Beasty allows its creators get remote access to the affected computer. Backdoor.Beasty is able to perform various malicious actions, which include downloading additional malware threats and running any commands set to it by its creators. Backdoor.Beasty can be installed by unaware users when surfing the Internet or can be installed by other malware.

Technical Information

File System Details

Backdoor.Beasty creates the following file(s):
# File Name Detection Count
1 %Windir%\msagent\ N/A
2 %Windir%\beast0521.dll N/A
3 %System%\ N/A
4 %System%\mslg.blf N/A

Registry Details

Backdoor.Beasty creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
Check_Associations = "No"
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main]