DoS.LockAkk.Octopus

Class DoS
Platform LockAkk
Description

Technical Details

This malicious program is designed to conduct Denial of Service attacks on a remote server. It is a Linux ELF file. The file is 14 291 bytes in size. It is written in C++.

Payload

This program is designed to create multiple connections to the email server on a remote machine. The remote computer’s address and the port to be attacked are specified by the malicious user when the program is launched.

This malicious program may cause the server under attack to suffer reduced performance in supporting network connections.

Removal instructions

If your computer does not have an up-to-date antivirus, or does not have an antivirus solution at all, follow the instructions below to delete the malicious program:

  1. Delete the original malicious program file (the location will depend on how the program originally penetrated the victim machine).
  2. Update your antivirus databases and perform a full scan of the computer (download a trial version of Kaspersky Anti-Virus).