Windows 98, ME, NT, 2000, XP, Server 2003
Threat Type: Backdoor
In the wild: Yes
This backdoor has received attention from independent media sources and/or other security firms.
To get a one-glance comprehensive view of the behavior of this Backdoor, refer to the Threat Diagram shown below.
25 Mar 2010
For Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 users, before doing any scans, please make sure you disable System Restore to allow full scanning of your computer.
Remove malware files dropped/downloaded by BKDR_RIPINIP.I
Delete this registry key
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.
- In HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services
Scan your computer with your Trend Micro product to delete files detected as BKDR_RIPINIP.I. 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 this Knowledge Base page for more information.
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