Glupteba may be a worm that downloads and executes probably malicious files on the compromised laptop. Many variants of Trojan Glupteba with updated functionalities are rumored. This Trojan arrives on a system as a file born by different malware or by exploit kits once users are being unwittingly routed to malicious sites. Generally, the malware installs itself as a service and allows persistent mechanisms on the victim machine motion as an update legit software system. The malware communicates to hardcoded science addresses and ports.

The IP list may contain professional/compromised resources as well.

Types and supply infection

Trojan.Glupteba is generally dropped with the aid of taking advantage of kits. It can download and install malware and add the affected device to a botnet. It has the tendency to pretend to be an update for legitimate software.

Glupteba dropper added from the malvertising attack, the dropper downloaded undocumented components aside from the Glupteba malware:

A browser stealer could steal touchy data, for example, browsing history, internet site cookies, and account names and passwords from browsers and send the records to a faraway server.

A router exploiter that assaults MikroTik routers in local network with the CVE-2018-14847 It will time table an assignment on the router for command and control (C&C) and add the stolen administrator credentials to a far off server. A compromised router might be configured as a SOCKS proxy to relay malicious traffic, matching the original cause of the Glupteba botnet on Windows.


CERT-IN recommends tracking interest to the IP(s) / Domain as a potential indicator of infection.

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