Friday, November 7, 2008

Earthquake Backdoor

Earthquake malware description and removal detail
Also known as:

[Panda]Backdoor Program,Bck/Delf;
[Computer Associates]Backdoor/!Server

Visible Symptoms:
Files in system folders:

In order to ensure that the Earthquake is launched automatically each time the system is booted, the Earthquake adds a link to its executable file in the system registry:

Platforms / OS: Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 98 SE, Windows NT, Windows ME, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows Vista

Detecting Earthquake:


Registry Values:

Removing Earthquake:

An up-to-date copy of ExterminateIt should detect and prevent infection from Earthquake.

If you do not have ExterminateIt and you are worried that you may have infected computer, you could run trial version of ExterminateIt, or remove Earthquake manually.

To completely manually remove Earthquake malware from your computer, you need to delete the Windows registry keys and registry values, the files and folders associated with Earthquake.

  1. Use Task Manager to terminate the Earthquake process.
  2. Delete the original Earthquake file and folders.
  3. Delete the system registry key parameters
  4. Update your antivirus databases or buy antivirus software and perform a full scan of the computer.

We recommends that all Internet users back up any important information on their computers, enable maximum protection from network attacks and malicious code on their computers, refrain from executing suspicious programs received from untrustworthy sources.

ExterminateIt effectively and automatically removes Earthquake from you computer and is a good solution for those who are seeking easy and effective protection for their computer from Trojan Horses, Rootkits, Backdoors, spyware, botnets, keystroke loggers, dialers and other malicious software(malware).

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