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Troj/IRCBot-YS

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Troj/FakeVir-AK

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Sus/Feebsesk-A

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Troj/MediaDel-A

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Troj/Legmir-ARN

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Mal/Murlo-B

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Troj/Psyme-FN

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W32/FearsoD-Gen

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Troj/DwnSm-Fam

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Troj/SmalDn-Gen

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W32/Volage-D

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Type Virus

How it spreads Email attachments
Infected files

Affected operating systems Windows

Side effects Sends itself to email addresses found on the infected computer
Forges the sender's email address
Installs itself in the Registry

Protection available since 24 October 2007

http://www.sophos.com/security/analyses/w32volaged.html

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Troj/Dropper-RS

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Troj/Kaiten-V

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Troj/Iroffer-AO

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EXPL_PIDIEF.B

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First Report: 2007-10-24


Description:
This is the Trend Micro detection for an exploit code that takes advantage of the PDF Mailto vulnerability in Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Acrobat Reader 8.1 that allows an arbitrary code to execute on an affected system. It arrives as an attachment to email messages spammed by another malware or a malicious user.

http://www.trendmicro.com/vinfo/virusencyclo/default5.asp?VName=EXPL%5FPIDIEF%2EB

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TROJ_MDROPPER.WR

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First Report: 2007-10-24

Malware type: Trojan

This Trojan is dropped by other malware. It is downloaded unknowingly by a user when visiting malicious Web sites.

When executed, it exploits a certain vulnerability in Microsoft Word wherein a specially crafted document can cause the application to drop and execute an embedded file. More information about the said vulnerability can be found in the following Microsoft Web page:

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS07-015

When it successfully performs the said routine, this Trojan drops and executes a malicious file in the Windows system folder. The dropped file is detected by Trend Micro as BKDR_AGENT.ADHM.

http://www.trendmicro.com/vinfo/virusencyclo/default5.asp?VName=TROJ%5FMDROPPER%2EWR

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Troj/MediaDel-A. - No! Not my precious MP3's

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24 October 2007

How would you like it if one day you ran a seemingly innocent file and every single MP3, WAV, AVI and MPG file on your harddisk died?

That?s what could happen if you were to be infected with Troj/MediaDel-A. It's a small VisualBasic script that replaces all of the aforesaid media files on your system with the following text message:

?you should not steal our hard work. thanks for understanding why we did this. RIAA/MPAA.?

Now, it's almost certain that the RIAA and MPAA are not stupid enough to distribute malware that would trash people's media files indiscriminately. It's more likely the work of a lone anti-piracy advocate or a script-kiddie looking to avoid blame, regardless its one nasty trick.

Fortunately this malware is not widely spread and we here at Sophos plan to keep it that way.

Chris Mitchell, SophosLabs Australia.

http://www.sophos.com/security/blog/2007/10/689.html

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W32/Naplik-A

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Troj/PDFex-A

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Troj/Dorf-AC

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Mal/Sinowa-A

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Troj/Delf-EYN

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Troj/Delf-EYM

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Mal/PWS-P

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Troj/Canida-Fam

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Type Trojan

Affected operating systems Windows

Side effects Turns off anti-virus applications
Allows others to access the computer
Downloads code from the internet
Reduces system security
Installs itself in the Registry

Aliases Trojan.Win32.Agent.bxj
Downloader-BEW
Backdoor:Win32/Zonebac.D

Protection available since 24 October 2007

http://www.sophos.com/security/analyses/trojcanidafam.html

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