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Windows 7: MSRT November 2013 - Napolar


13 Nov 2013   #1
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MSRT November 2013 - Napolar

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​We first noticed the new family we named Win32/Napolar being distributed in the wild in early August this year. It quickly became a big problem on our customers’ machines.

Napolar is one of two families targeted by the Malicious Software Removal Tool (MSRT) this month. The other is the bitcoin mining family Win32/Deminnix.

As shown in the chart below, Napolar was hitting ~220K unique machines during the week of August 23rd.

Napolar is a trojan that can download and run files, utilize your machine’s resources to conduct a DDoS attack or serve as a SOCKS proxy, monitor network traffic, and steal credentials for FTP, POP3 and websites. There is also a plugin infrastructure designed in Napolar, but we haven’t seen much usage of it.
Read more at: MSRT November 2013 - Napolar - Microsoft Malware Protection Center - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

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14 Nov 2013   #2

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Windows 7 Home Premium x86 Service Pack 1 - Linux Mint Mate 14 x64
 
 

Wasn't this the trojan spread through Facebook?
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