Hikit Backdoor Detection

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 78429

Synopsis

The remote host runs a potentially malicious remote administration tool.

Description

The remote host is running a Hikit backdoor client. Hikit is a remote administration tool (RAT) used to control computers infected by malware. The 'client' component is used to control those computers and is associated with malicious activity.

Solution

Run local scans of the target host and all other potentially infected hosts using appropriate malware detection and removal tools.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 78429

File Name: hikit_detect.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.4

Type: remote

Family: Backdoors

Published: 2014/10/14

Modified: 2015/09/24

Dependencies: 17975

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/a:hikit:hikit