Know Your Malware: Loxbot.b Removal
Loxbot.b is a dangerous Internet worm, which propagates through unprotected network shares with weak passwords and uses AOL Instant Messenger to spread through messages containing malicious links that silently download and install the parasite. Once executed, Loxbot.b runs its payload and spreading routine. The worm activates an integrated backdoor controlled through the IRC network, which gives the attacker unauthorized remote access to a compromised computer. It allows the intruder to download and execute arbitrary files, steal user passwords, scan the local network, launch a Denial of Service attack, update the worm and perform other dangerous actions. Loxbot.b automatically runs on every Windows startup.
Related files: express.exe
• Allows remote user connection
• Connects itself to the internet
• Hides from the user
• Stays resident in background Remove Loxbot.b, removal instructions
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