Threat Database Rootkits Suspicious.Cloud.9


By GoldSparrow in Rootkits

Threat Scorecard

Threat Level: 80 % (High)
Infected Computers: 3
First Seen: March 31, 2014
Last Seen: February 18, 2022
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Suspicious.Cloud.9 may be a kernel-mode rootkit, which is similar to the rootkits of the TDL family. Suspicious.Cloud.9 may use advanced techniques to disguise its existence on the compromised PC. Suspicious.Cloud.9 may be able to function on both 32-bit and 64-bit Windows systems from a single installer. Suspicious.Cloud.9 may include aggressive self-defense functionality and work as a sophisticated delivery platform for other malware threats. Suspicious.Cloud.9 may circulate through malicious websites, or genuine websites that have been hijacked. Suspicious.Cloud.9 may affect the vulnerable computer system through exploit kits that may use vulnerabilities on the PC to install itself without the victim's permission and knowledge. Suspicious.Cloud.9 may also circulate via spam email attachments or links to malicious websites.


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