Description: This backdoor malware enables a remote hacker control over an infected computer. It uses a server component to infect a target computer and uses a client component to control the infected computer. The server installs itself in the infected system and opens a connection for the client side. This backdoor malware compromises network security.
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Description created:Aug. 3, 2001 6:35:21 AM GMT -0800
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Click Start>Run, type REGEDIT.EXE and then hit the Enter key.
Press F3 to open the Regedit search window
Type MPGSRV32.EXE, then hit the ENTER key and wait for this entry to be found
When found, hit the DELETE key to delete the entry. The entry is usually LTM2 and the value is c:\windows\litmus\mpgsrv32.exe.
Press F3 again to search for more entries
If more entries are found, delete these entries.
Repeat step #2 until Regedit is finishes searching the whole registry.
Exit the Registry
Reboot the system
Scan your system with Trend antivirus and delete all files detected as BKDR_LITMUS.201. To do this, Trend customers must download the latest pattern file and scan their system. Other email users may use HouseCall, Trend Micros free online virus scanner.