What is Sykipot


Vulnerable computer systems and applications:

Computers, service stations


Sykipot is a backdoor type of malware that makes the infected computer part of a botnet and allows attackers remote access to it. It usually enters devices via email attachments. The malware focuses on the following sectors:

  • Military organizations;
  • Telecommunications companies;
  • Government contractors;
  • Aviation and Aerospace companies.



  • Install operating system and application updates;
  • Do not open unsolicited, suspicious emails and attachments;
  • Use an antivirus program.