Know Your Malware: Ryknos.b Removal
Ryknos.b is an IRC-controlled backdoor that provides the attacker with unauthorized remote access to a compromised computer. The intruder can download and execute arbitrary files, retrieve system and network information, send messages to specified remote hosts. Ryknos.b uses the infamous First4DRM rootkit to hide itself in the system. It is able to bypass Windows Firewall. Ryknos.b automatically runs on every Windows startup.
Related files: $sys$xp.exe
• Allows remote user connection
• Connects itself to the internet
• Hides from the user
• Stays resident in background Remove Ryknos.b, removal instructions
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