Know Your Malware: Hazif Removal

Hazif is a trojan designed to steal Yahoo! Messenger passwords and account details. It can act as a backdoor providing the attacker with unauthorized remote access to a compromised computer. The intruder is allowed to manage files, run programs and execute specific commands. Hazif may also disable essential system tools and services like the Task Manager, Registry Editor and System Restore. The trojan can automatically run on every Windows startup.

Related files: mst32init.exe, netiu1.dll

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

Linked by shanmuga Thursday, 10th November 2005 12:55PM