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Technical Information Paper: Coreflood Trojan Botnet

Original release date: June 22, 2012 | Last revised: February 06, 2013


The Coreflood Trojan is designed to leverage the natural structure of a Windows network for account compromise and data theft. This paper helps organizations determine whether their systems have been infected with the Coreflood Trojan, which is classified as vulnerability-independent malware. The paper also provides guidance about how organizations can determine which strategic mitigations to leverage to minimize and prevent Coreflood Trojan infections.

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