Know Your Malware: Dasher.b Removal

Dasher.b is an Internet worm that spreads to vulnerable remote computers running the Microsoft Windows operating system with unpatched security flaws. The infection process doesn't require any user interaction. Once installed, Dasher.b runs a spreading routine. It searches for vulnerable remote computers and infects them. Then the worm opens a back door that provides the attacker with unauthorized remote access to a compromised computer. The intruder can download from a predefined FTP server and execute arbitrary files.

Related files: 0.exe, 1.exe, sqlexp.exe, sqlscan.exe, svchost.exe, x.bat

Dasher.b properties:
Allows remote user connection
Connects itself to the internet
Hides from the user
Stays resident in background Remove Dasher.b, removal instructions

Linked by shanmuga Saturday, 17th December 2005 4:47AM