Backdoor:Win32/Hidcob.A (Microsoft); Win32/NukeSped.CX (ESET-NOD32); RDN/Generic BackDoor (McAfee)
Dropped by other malware
It listens on ports.
14 Jan 2018
This Backdoor arrives on a system as a file dropped by other malware or as a file downloaded unknowingly by users when visiting malicious sites.
Other System Modifications
This Backdoor adds the following registry entries as part of its installation routine:
8000:TCP = "8000:TCP:*:Enabled:WMI Provider Event System"
This Backdoor listens on the following port(s):
This Backdoor does the following:
04 Jan 2018
05 Jan 2018
Before doing any scans, Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 users must disable System Restore to allow full scanning of their computers.
Note that not all files, folders, and registry keys and entries are installed on your computer during this malware's/spyware's/grayware's execution. This may be due to incomplete installation or other operating system conditions. If you do not find the same files/folders/registry information, please proceed to the next step.
Identify and terminate files detected as BKDR_NUKESPED.A
Delete this registry value
Important: Editing the Windows Registry incorrectly can lead to irreversible system malfunction. Please do this step only if you know how or you can ask assistance from your system administrator. Else, check this Microsoft article first before modifying your computer's registry.
Scan your computer with your Trend Micro product to delete files detected as BKDR_NUKESPED.A. If the detected files have already been cleaned, deleted, or quarantined by your Trend Micro product, no further step is required. You may opt to simply delete the quarantined files. Please check the following Trend Micro Support pages for more information: