Know Your Malware: Akbot Removal

Akbot is an IRC-controlled backdoor, which provides the attacker with unauthorized remote access to the compromised computer. The intruder can gain control over the system and steal user sensitive information. He can also access certain Internet resources and setup a hidden proxy server. Akbot automatically runs on every Windows startup.

Related files: msws2_32.exe

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

Linked by shanmuga Thursday, 29th December 2005 8:56PM