Backdoor.Whalfrost Description

Backdoor.Whalfrost is a hazardous backdoor Trojan infection that opens a back door on the infected computer system for enabling cybercriminals to gain remote access and control over the compromised PC. Backdoor.Whalfrost can collect and steal its victim's confidential data and transmit it to remote cybercriminals. Backdoor.Whalfrost may also drop other malicious system files onto the affected computer. Backdoor.Whalfrost also modifies the registry so that it can load each time you boot up Windows. Backdoor.Whalfrost can block your firewall and anti-virus software. Backdoor.Whalfrost may propagate by exploiting certain system vulnerabilities. Backdoor.Whalfrost attempts to contact a command and control (C&C) server in order to get commands from remote hackers to perform damaging actions on the corrupted PC. Uninstall Backdoor.Whalfrost before it harms your computer.

Technical Information

Registry Details

Backdoor.Whalfrost creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\"Shell" = "Explorer.exe "%UserProfile%\Application Data\msupdater.exe""

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