Backdoor:Win32/Htbot.C Description

Type: Backdoors

The Backdoor:Win32/Htbot.C malware is a Backdoor Trojan that is involved in spear phishing attacks and might appear as a module for the SQLite platform to managing databases. The Backdoor:Win32/Htbot.C malware is designed to exploit the Network Location Awareness service of Windows to recognize connected devices and provide its operators with detailed information about the infected computer. The Win32/Htbot.C Backdoor Trojan can run on 32-bit and 64-bit architectures and allow remote code execution on Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 and 10. The Backdoor:Win32/Htbot.C malware is similar to other Backdoor Trojans like 0Access and Unskal and might disable components of the Windows Firewall to enable its operations. The Win32/Htbot.C Backdoor Trojan might use a corrupted file named svchostcenter. exe to establish an Internet connection to its 'Command and Control' server and receive instructions.

The Backdoor:Win32/Htbot.C malware is known to use UDP port 53 to receive commands and experienced network administrators may recognize suspicious Internet traffic via UDP port 53. Additionally, the Win32/Htbot.C malware may execute the Shellcode and allow its handlers to exploit vulnerabilities in applications that the infected user has installed. Victims of Backdoor:Win32/Htbot.C may be targeted with ransomware like CyberLocker and KRIPTOVOR that are favored by many. The Backdoor:Win32/Htbot.C malware may place its files in the LocalAppData folder and write a registry entry in Windows to be executed every time you turn on your PC. Files like winsmss.exe and winlogon-svc.exe may be used by Backdoor:Win32/Htbot.C to maintain its functionality and allow third parties to manipulate your files and system settings. Therefore, you should install a renowned anti-malware shield to prevent remote access to your OS and delete the binary associated with Backdoor:Win32/Htbot.C.

Technical Information

File System Details

Backdoor:Win32/Htbot.C creates the following file(s):
# File Name MD5 Detection Count
1 winservices.exe f119da0710d065129503a4769e91c038 1
2 csrss-svc.exe adb71c6295691df7d46fa0c16a22e10e 1
3 ntcsrss.exe 6dda76bbee2758db5e5b92f619a9bf34 1
4 file.exe 64b2457c7474fa3fc4cadb0e5cded4ce 1
5 syssmss.exe 2154ffef4fb8f077eff54d19e12db0b9 1
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