Posted: May 29, 2012
Threat Metric
Threat Level: 10/10
Infected PCs 80

Rootkit.Boot.Cidox.b Description

Rootkit.Boot.Cidox.b is a rootkit that hides its component on the infected computer. Even if detected by many anti-malware tools, Rootkit.Boot.Cidox.b still needs to be eliminated, because the detection does not ensure removal. However, not all of security software programs are able to detect and completely remove Rootkit.Boot.Cidox.b. Rootkit.Boot.Cidox.b creates an invisible directory on the targeted computer system. The invisible location is controlled on own terms of Rootkit.Boot.Cidox.b so that security researchers find it as a malicious PC system.

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Technical Details

File System Modifications

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The following files were created in the system:

file.exe File name: file.exe
Size: 8.19 KB (8192 bytes)
MD5: 64226a860c5461e7ffe78f50e054ab27
Detection count: 10
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: June 20, 2012

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