Home Malware Programs Backdoors Backdoor.Jewdo


Posted: October 29, 2010

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 6/10
Infected PCs: 47
First Seen: October 14, 2010
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Backdoor.Jewdo is a malicious Trojan horse which is a security risk for the compromised system or its network environment. Backdoor.Jewdo uses a backdoor to enter the system before installing corrupt files from onto a compromised computer using the Internet. Backdoor.Jewdo also spreads via drive-by downloads and does not require a user's permission to run on a computer. Backdoor.Jewdo also comes bundled with a malicious installation program which hides this parasite from weak malware removers. Use reputable antispyware software to make sure Backdoor.Jewdo is removed immediately.

Technical Details

File System Modifications

Tutorials: If you wish to learn how to remove malware components manually, you can read the tutorials on how to find malware, kill unwanted processes, remove malicious DLLs and delete other harmful files. Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.

The following files were created in the system:

%WINDIR%\smss.exe File name: smss.exe
Size: 14.84 KB (14848 bytes)
MD5: 5b438a701092c6d0bcd5b26c5236ddeb
Detection count: 47
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Path: %WINDIR%
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: October 14, 2010