Threat Database Backdoors Backdoor:Win32/Zegost.B


By Domesticus in Backdoors

Threat Scorecard

Threat Level: 60 % (Medium)
Infected Computers: 25
First Seen: June 26, 2013
Last Seen: August 28, 2022
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Backdoor:Win32/Zegost.B is a backdoor Trojan that may be used by remote cybercriminals to obtain access and control of the compromised PC in which it is installed. While being installed, Backdoor:Win32/Zegost.B inserts a malevolent code to the genuine Windows process called 'svchost.exe'. Backdoor:Win32/Zegost.B connects to the distant server to transmit and receive data via HTTP transactions. Backdoor:Win32/Zegost.B may receive commands from the distant server, such as capturing screenshots, grabbing information from the RAS phonebook and copying, running, downloading, and deleting files.


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