Backdoor:Win32/Godo.A Description

Type: Adware

Backdoor:Win32/Godo.A is a backdoor Trojan that enables cybercriminals to obtain unauthorized remote access and control over the affected PC. Backdoor:Win32/Godo.A aims at connecting to the server by using the Google Docs server as a proxy to conceal the Trojan's network activity by using an SSL-encrypted connection. While being activated on the targeted computer system, Backdoor:Win32/Godo.A adds malevolent files. Backdoor:Win32/Godo.A is found as an executable file using a Microsoft Word icon. This social engineering technique seduces computer users into loading Backdoor:Win32/Godo.A by making them believe the file is a document. When the file is opened, instead of opening a document the PC user will execute Backdoor:Win32/Godo.A. Backdoor:Win32/Godo.A installs a copy of itself as 'scvhost.exe' in the [startup folder] to make sure its copy is run whenever Windows is started. Backdoor:Win32/Godo.A contacts a remote server to upload information about the affected computer. Backdoor:Win32/Godo.A transfers the collected information about the corrupted PC to the external server.

Technical Information

File System Details

Backdoor:Win32/Godo.A creates the following file(s):
# File Name Detection Count
1 [startup folder]\scvhost.exe N/A

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