Alert level: Severe
Backdoor:Win32/Rustock is a rootkit-enabled proxy trojan used to send large volumes of spam from infected computers. The trojan consists of a user mode installer and a kernel mode rootkit driver. The rootkit driver hides registry keys, files, TCP ports and memory objects and also hides itself from applications containing the following strings: RootkitReveller, BlackLight, Rkdetector, Gmer, Endoscope, DarkSpy, Anti-rootkit.
Article ID: 4026167 - Last Review: Hul 29, 2017 - Revision: 1