Parent class: TrojWare

Trojans are malicious programs that perform actions which are not authorized by the user: they delete, block, modify or copy data, and they disrupt the performance of computers or computer networks. Unlike viruses and worms, the threats that fall into this category are unable to make copies of themselves or self-replicate. Trojans are classified according to the type of action they perform on an infected computer.

Class: Trojan

A malicious program designed to electronically spy on the user’s activities (intercept keyboard input, take screenshots, capture a list of active applications, etc.). The collected information is sent to the cybercriminal by various means, including email, FTP, and HTTP (by sending data in a request).

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Platform: DOW

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Technical Details

Storm is DOS trojan program. It is a DOS EXE file about 5KB in length and written in TurboPascal. The trojan file is compressed by the PKLite file compressor, the decompressed file size is about 6KB.

When Storm starts it destroys all files on all available drives starting with C:, and then reboots the computer. While destroying a file Storm truncates its size to zero, thus it makes each file non-recoverable.

Storm contains the text strings:

SUPERVISOR equivalent$
Storm Diver, Perihelion HG
is$ not$

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