What is netsik.sys?

netsik.sys is usually located in the 'c:\windows\system32\drivers\' folder.

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netsik.sys was installed by exploiting a security hole. It's malware. Scan report from VirusTotal:

a-squared 2009.07.08 Riskware.Winnt!IK
AhnLab-V3 2009.07.08 Win-Trojan/Rootkit.41216
AntiVir 2009.07.08 TR/Crypt.XDR.Gen
Antiy-AVL 2009.07.08 -
Authentium 2009.07.08 W32/Dropper.gen6
Avast 4.8.1335.0 2009.07.07 Win32:Cutwail
AVG 2009.07.08 BackDoor.Generic11.ABLV
BitDefender 7.2 2009.07.08 -
CAT-QuickHeal 10.00 2009.07.08 TrojanPSW.WOW.bil
ClamAV 0.94.1 2009.07.08 -
Comodo 1578 2009.07.08 -
DrWeb 2009.07.08 Trojan.DownLoad.38180
eSafe 2009.07.07 -
eTrust-Vet 31.6.6602 2009.07.08 -
F-Prot 2009.07.07 W32/Dropper.gen6
F-Secure 8.0.14470.0 2009.07.08 Trojan-PSW.Win32.WOW.bil
Fortinet 2009.07.03 -
GData 19 2009.07.08 Win32:Cutwail
Ikarus T3. 2009.07.08 Virtool.Winnt
Jiangmin 11.0.706 2009.07.08 -
K7AntiVirus 7.10.786 2009.07.07 -
Kaspersky 2009.07.08 Trojan-PSW.Win32.WOW.bil
McAfee 5669 2009.07.07 -
McAfee+Artemis 5669 2009.07.07 -
McAfee-GW-Edition 6.8.5 2009.07.08 Heuristic.LooksLike.Trojan.Crypt.L
Microsoft 1.4803 2009.07.08 VirTool:WinNT/Rootkitdrv.LY
NOD32 4223 2009.07.08 a variant of Win32/TrojanDownloader.Wigon.BS
Norman 6.01.09 2009.07.07 -
nProtect 2009.1.8.0 2009.07.08 Trojan/W32.Agent.41216.D
Panda 2009.07.07 Adware/GoodSearchNow
PCTools 2009.07.07 -
Prevx 3.0 2009.07.08 High Risk Rootkit
Rising 2009.07.08 RootKit.Win32.Agent.ezq
Sophos 4.43.0 2009.07.08 Mal/Emogen-Y
Sunbelt 3.2.1858.2 2009.07.08 Rootkit.Win32.Agent.gvv
Symantec 2009.07.08 Hacktool.Rootkit
TheHacker 2009.07.08 -
TrendMicro 8.950.0.1094 2009.07.08 -
VBA32 2009.07.08 Trojan-PSW.Win32.WOW.bil
ViRobot 2009.7.8.1823 2009.07.08 Trojan.Win32.Inject.41216.C
VirusBuster 2009.07.07 -

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# 8 Jul 2009, 1:49

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