Win32.Karakum

Win32.Karakum is a backdoor Trojan program that will surreptitiously gain access to a PC by exploiting vulnerabilities in the system.  Win32.Karakum  will leave the following fingerprints:

3d3b45b59b0d79e1…
3c029fb94daea2b1…
09c9d689b4420296…
e6e9a33aa1ee111a…
9a58beadfb89deb7…
afe113e434112f9c…
4d0feef10888dc65…
2620f3a826f67446…

There are several ways to become infected with these types of programs.  Using unsafe surfing practices may bring one to sites that will try to invade a user’s system without permission.  Downloading freeware or shareware is another way to receive this pest.

The ultimate goal of the author of this program is to gain access to your system and then control it from a remote location.

Related Files:
N/A

Category:
Backdoor Trojan

AKA:
Backdoor.Win32.Karakum.a
Backdoor.Karakum.a
W32/Arghast.worm
W32.Gobot.A
Backdoor:Win32/Gobot.Y
BackDoor.Karakum.A
Backdoor Program.AP
Win32/Gobot.NAC

Recommended Action:
Remove at once.

To rid your computer of Win32.Karakum, cease all running related processes and then destroy all related files and folders.

Another method of removal is to use an anti-spyware application.  ZookaWare PC Cleaner will be able to remove all spyware and not just the one that is currently giving you trouble.  You can set ZookaWare PC Cleaner to run automatically to keep your PC spyware-free for good.

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