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VIRUS \ Spyware ALERTS - August 9, 2008

by Marianna Schmudlach / August 8, 2008 3:13 PM PDT

W32/Sality-AM

Aliases Win32/Sality.gen
W32/Sality.dll
New Win32.s

Category Viruses and Spyware

Type Virus

W32/Sality-AM is a virus for the Windows platform.

The virus includes the functionality to download additional files from a remote location.

When first run, the virus may infect executables in the root folder, files on network shares, and files it may find based on the following registry locations:

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\ShellNoRoam\MUICache

W32/Sality-AM may install the following file:

<System>\<random>.sys

This file is detected as Troj/RkSal-A

More: http://www.sophos.com/security/analyses/viruses-and-spyware/w32salityam.html?_log_from=rss

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by Marianna Schmudlach / August 8, 2008 3:15 PM PDT
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Troj/FakeVir-EM
by Marianna Schmudlach / August 9, 2008 1:37 AM PDT
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Troj/Agent-HKD
by Marianna Schmudlach / August 9, 2008 1:38 AM PDT

Category Viruses and Spyware

Type Trojan

Troj/Agent-HKD is a Trojan for the Windows platform.

Troj/Agent-HKD includes functionality to access the internet and communicate with a remote server via HTTP.

When first run Troj/Agent-HKD copies itself to <System>\soundman.exe.

The following registry entry is created to run soundman.exe on startup:

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
soundman.exe
<System>\soundman.exe

http://www.sophos.com/security/analyses/viruses-and-spyware/trojagenthkd.html?_log_from=rss

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Troj/FakeAle-EY
by Marianna Schmudlach / August 9, 2008 1:41 AM PDT
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by Marianna Schmudlach / August 9, 2008 1:43 AM PDT

Description:
This worm arrives as attachment to email messages spammed by another malware or a malicious user. It may be dropped by other malware. It may be downloaded from a remote site. This worm drops copies of itself. Note that the drop paths are harcoded within this worm's code. However, this dropping routine fails to execute on systems running Windows 2000 and Windows NT.

http://www.trendmicro.com/vinfo/virusencyclo/default5.asp?VName=WORM%5FSOHANAD%2EDR

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Troj/FakeVir-EM
by Marianna Schmudlach / August 9, 2008 9:08 AM PDT
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Troj/Agent-HKD
by Marianna Schmudlach / August 9, 2008 9:10 AM PDT

Category Viruses and Spyware

Type Trojan

Troj/Agent-HKD is a Trojan for the Windows platform.

Troj/Agent-HKD includes functionality to access the internet and communicate with a remote server via HTTP.

When first run Troj/Agent-HKD copies itself to <System>\soundman.exe.

The following registry entry is created to run soundman.exe on startup:

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
soundman.exe
<System>\soundman.exe

http://www.sophos.com/security/analyses/viruses-and-spyware/trojagenthkd.html?_log_from=rss

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by Marianna Schmudlach / August 9, 2008 9:15 AM PDT
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by Marianna Schmudlach / August 9, 2008 9:16 AM PDT

Category Viruses and Spyware

Type Trojan

Troj/Dloadr-BPS is a Trojan for the Windows platform.

Troj/Dloadr-BPS includes functionality to access the internet and communicate with a remote server via HTTP.

When first run Troj/Dloadr-BPS copies itself to <System>\lphcjgvj0enf1.exe and creates the following files:

<System>\blphcjgvj0enf1.scr (innocent joke screensaver, mimicing a BSOD)
<System>\phcjgvj0enf1.bmp (bitmap file, can be deleted)

The following registry entry is created to run lphcjgvj0enf1.exe on startup:

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
lphcjgvj0enf1
<System>\lphcjgvj0enf1.exe

http://www.sophos.com/security/analyses/viruses-and-spyware/trojdloadrbps.html?_log_from=rss

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Troj/Dloadr-BPT
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More: http://www.sophos.com/security/blog/2008/08/1646.html

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More: http://www.sophos.com/security/blog/2008/08/1642.html

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