Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003
This backdoor connects to a certain URL to send and receive commands from a remote malicious user.
It gathers certain information and sends the gathered information via HTTP POST to a specific URL.
This backdoor may be dropped by other malware.
This backdoor may be dropped by the following malware:
This backdoor is injected into the following processes running in memory:
This backdoor connects to the following URL(s) to send and receive commands from a remote malicious user:
This backdoor sends the gathered information via HTTP POST to the following URL:
It gathers the following information:
It has the following backdoor capabilities:
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_PPOINTER.SM
Restart in normal mode and scan your computer with your Trend Micro product for files detected as BKDR_PPOINTER.SM. 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.