Gdog – Python Windows Backdoor With Gmail Command & Control

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Gdog is a stealthy Python Windows backdoor that uses Gmail as a command and control server, it’s inspired by Gcat and pushes a little beyond a proof of concept with way more features.

Gdog - Python Windows Backdoor With Gmail Command & Control

And don’t forget, Gcat also inspired Twittor – Backdoor Using Twitter For Command & Control.


  • Encrypted transportation messages (AES) + SHA256 hashing
  • Generate computer unique id using system information/characteristics (SHA256 hash)
  • Job IDs are random SHA256 hashes
  • Retrieve system information
  • Retrieve Geolocation information (City, Country, lat, long, etc..)
  • Retrieve running processes/system services/system users/devices (hardware)
  • Retrieve list of clients
  • Execute system command
  • Download files from client
  • Upload files to client
  • Execute shellcode
  • Take screenshot
  • Lock client’s screen
  • Keylogger
  • Lock remote computer’s screen
  • Shutdown/Restart remote computer
  • Log off current user
  • Download file from the WEB
  • Visit website
  • Show message box to user


Requirements & Setup

For this to work you need:

  • Python 2.x
  • PyCrypto module
  • WMI module
  • Enum34 module
  • Netifaces module


  • A Gmail account (Use a dedicated account! Do not use your personal one!)
  • Turn on “Allow less secure apps” under the security settings of the account.
  • You may also have to enable IMAP in the account settings.


You can download Gdog here:

Or read more here.

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