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NamesImecab
CategoryMalware
TypeBackdoor
Description(Symantec) The purpose of Trojan.Imecab is to set up a persistent remote access account on the target machine with a hardcoded password. Variants of the malware were also observed with the filename guester.exe which likely refers to the functionality of adding a powerful guest account to the system.

The malware installs itself in the system as a Windows service to achieve persistence and ensure that the guest account remains available to the attacker.
Information<https://symantec-blogs.broadcom.com/blogs/threat-intelligence/leafminer-espionage-middle-east>
Malpedia<https://malpedia.caad.fkie.fraunhofer.de/details/win.imecab>

Last change to this tool card: 22 April 2020

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All groups using tool Imecab

ChangedNameCountryObserved

APT groups

 Leafminer, RaspiteIran2017 

1 group listed (1 APT, 0 other, 0 unknown)

Thailand Computer Emergency Response Team (ThaiCERT)
Electronic Transactions Development Agency

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