Published Aug 29, 2011|Updated Sep 15, 2017

Backdoor:Win32/Bafruz

Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: No associated aliases

Summary

Backdoor:Win32/Bafruz is a multi-component family of backdoor trojans that can perform a number of different actions on your computer, such as:

  • Uninstall antivirus and security products
  • Intercept social media webpages such as Facebook and Vkontakte in order to hijack conversations
  • Install Bitcoin mining software
  • Perform denial of service attacks

Bafruz communicates with other Bafruz-infected computers via a peer-to-peer (P2P) protocol in order to update and download its components onto your computer.

 

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