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Backdoor:Win32/Fynloski.A


Microsoft security software detects and removes this threat.

This trojan can give a malicious hacker access to your PC. They can then control your PC and steal sensitive information.

Find out ways that malware can get on your PC.



What to do now

Use the following free Microsoft software to detect and remove this threat:

You should also run a full scan. A full scan might find other, hidden malware.

Protect your sensitive information

This threat tries to steal your sensitive and confidential information. If you think your information has been stolen, see:

You should change your passwords after you've removed this threat:

Get more help

You can also visit our advanced troubleshooting page or search the Microsoft virus and malware community for more help.

If you’re using Windows XP, see our Windows XP end of support page.

Threat behavior

Fynloski.A is a repackaged version of a remote access tool (RAT) and might come in a variety of installer types.

It has different file names. It creates an entry in the Windows registry to make sure it runs every time Windows starts, and that you're not aware that it's running.

Fynloski.A lets a malicious hacker remotely access your PC. It can let the malicious hacker do any of the following:

  • Capture video from your webcam
  • Control the clipboard
  • Control the mouse, including the clicks
  • Display a message box
  • Download and run files
  • Gather information about your PC
  • Hide the operating system's default screens and windows
  • Open and close the CD-ROM drive door
  • Record sound produced by the PC
  • Record keystrokes
  • Set a custom background
  • Steal passwords from known applications
  • Type text on the screen

Analysis by Daniel Chipiristeanu


Symptoms

Alerts from your security software may be the only symptom.


Prevention


Alert level: Severe
First detected by definition: 1.93.1605.0
Latest detected by definition: 1.187.482.0 and higher
First detected on: Nov 10, 2010
This entry was first published on: Feb 10, 2011
This entry was updated on: Aug 22, 2014

This threat is also detected as:
  • W32/Fynloski.Q (Norman)
  • BDS/Bancodor.A (Avira)
  • BackDoor.Comet.origin (Dr.Web)
  • Backdoor.Win32.Bancodor (Ikarus)
  • Backdoor.Badcodor (Symantec)
  • BKDR_COMDAR.SMI (Trend Micro)