Linux/VPNFilt-C (Sophos_LITE), Trojan:Linux/VPNFilt (Microsoft)
Threat Type: Trojan
In the wild: Yes
Dropped by other malware, Downloaded from the Internet
This Trojan may be downloaded by other malware/grayware from remote sites. It arrives as a component bundled with malware/grayware packages.
08 Jun 2018
Steals information, Compromises network security, Terminates processes
This Trojan may be downloaded by the following malware/grayware from remote sites:
It arrives as a component bundled with malware/grayware packages.
Other System Modifications
This Trojan deletes the following files:
This Trojan terminates the following processes if found running in the affected system's memory:
This Trojan gathers the following data:
- HTTP authentication packets, which contains the following:
- Level of Authorization
- Modbus SCADA Protocols
- Website Credentials
This Trojan does the following:
- It is capable of having the infected device unusable by deleting the following system files:
- It renders the system unusable on restart by modifying the bytes of (/dev/mtdX ← Linux Flash Memory) with a 0xFF byte.
- It deletes the remainder of the system files by executing the following command:
- rm -rf /*
- It is capable of intercepting network traffic
- The intercepted data is stored into the file:
- where DIR is /var/run/vpnfilterw <- created at ELF_VPNFILT.B
- It creates its own TOR communication that will be used by ELF_VPNFILT.B
07 Jun 2018
08 Jun 2018
Scan your computer with your Trend Micro product to delete files detected as ELF_VPNFILT.C. 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:
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