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Mal/EncPk-CZ

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Troj/Rech-Rar

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Troj/Invo-Zip

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Troj/Medpinch-A

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Mal/Dorf-O

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Troj/Agent-HGJ

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Troj/Zbot-W

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NTRootKit-J!58F4C9BD

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Type Trojan

SubType Rootkit

Overview -
This is a trojan detection. Unlike viruses, trojans do not self-replicate. They are spread manually, often under the premise that they are beneficial or wanted. The most common installation methods involve system or security exploitation, and unsuspecting users manually executing unknown programs. Distribution channels include email, malicious or hacked web pages, Internet Relay Chat (IRC), peer-to-peer networks, etc.


Aliases
Trojan:Win32/Tibs.GK (Microsoft)

http://vil.mcafeesecurity.com/vil/content/v_147500.htm

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FakeAlert-AQ

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Type Trojan

SubType Win32

Overview -
This is a detection for a trojan that displays misleading fake alerts to entice the user into buying a product to "repair" malware problems.

Characteristics
Characteristics -

Upon execution, the trojan drops the following file.

%System%\pphcg5fj0e58c.exe (detected as FakeAlert-AQ trojan)Note:
%System% is a variable location and refers to the windows system directory.

http://vil.mcafeesecurity.com/vil/content/v_147501.htm

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W32/Autorun.worm.bx!inf

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Type Virus

SubType Worm

Overview -
This is a generic detection for a configuration text file (autorun.inf) used by W32/Autorun.worm.bx . This file is usually dropped onto the root of all removable drivers and mapped drives in an attempt to autorun an executable when the drive is accesed.

Characteristics
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The size for this file varies. The size differs based on the length of the filename being referenced inside the .inf file.

Some copies of this file has the System (S) and Hidden (H) attributes present in attempt to hide the file from certain, default, viewing options within Windows Explorer.

http://vil.mcafeesecurity.com/vil/content/v_144293.htm

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Golden Eye

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Generic.dx!B34F0434

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Type Trojan

Overview -

This is a Trojan detection. Unlike viruses, Trojans do not self-replicate. They are spread manually, often under the premise that they are beneficial or wanted. The most common installation methods involve system or security exploitation, and unsuspecting users manually executing unknown programs. Distribution channels include e-mail, malicious or hacked Web pages, Internet Relay Chat (IRC), peer-to-peer networks, etc.

http://vil.mcafeesecurity.com/vil/content/v_147513.htm

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Trojan.Downloader.Wimad.A

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SYMPTOMS:

While accessing the ".wma" which is a media file extension the following behavior is noticed :

A browser page opens to a certain webpage ( fastmp3player.com )
It tries to download and execute (when the user hits run on IE ) a piece of malware from the mentioned site.
The prompted file to download is named "Codec.exe" which has the Windows Media Player icon (the name could vary ("PLAY_MP3.exe" or another).


Take notice that the file could have any other extension that Windows Media Player can handle such as ".asf", ".wmw" , ".aiff", ".midi" or others.

Here is a screenshot of the malware in action.

http://www.bitdefender.com/VIRUS-1000346-en--Trojan.Downloader.Wimad.A.html

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TROJ_AGENT.AYZO

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A Worrying Trend of Compromised Web Sites

We?ve seen malicious URLs ending in r.html, main.html, news.html, and about.html being spammed over the past several days. Now it?s changing to start.html and begin.html.

Visiting these start.html and begin.html Web sites redirects the browser to a site where WATCH.EXE is downloaded. From what I?ve seen so far, these sites are pushing the same binary. Trend Micro now detects it as TROJ_AGENT.AYZO.

More: http://blog.trendmicro.com/

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Mal/Behav-119

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Category Viruses and Spyware

Type Malicious Behavior

Mal/Behav-119 is a family of malicious downloaders for the Windows platform.

Members of Mal/Behav-119 typically include functionality to download and execute software from a remote website. To bypass firewall restrictions they may inject code into a process such as internet explorer.

http://www.sophos.com/security/analyses/viruses-and-spyware/malbehav119.html

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Troj/FakeAV-AN

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Troj/DwnLdr-HFX

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Troj/Banker-EMK

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Aliases Generic Downloader.c
TROJ_BANLOAD.CPN

Category Viruses and Spyware

Type Trojan

Troj/Banker-EMK is a Trojan for the Windows platform.

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

When first run Troj/Banker-EMK copies itself to <Windows>\PeerNet\update.exe and creates the following files:

<Windows>\explo.bat

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

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
update.exe
<Windows>\PeerNet\update.exe

http://www.sophos.com/security/analyses/viruses-and-spyware/trojbankeremk.html

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VirusRemover2008

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Bloodhound.Exploit.197

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Troj/Agent-HGZ

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Troj/FakeAV-AA

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Category Viruses and Spyware

Type Trojan

Troj/FakeAV-AA is a Trojan for the Windows platform.

Troj/FakeAV-AA fraudulently reports a users system as infected and will not clean up these fraudulent reports until the users pays and registers the application.

The Trojan may claim to detect a number of files. These files are not malicious and may be deleted.

The following registry entry is set:

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
XP SecurityCenter
"<path to Trojan> /hide"

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

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Troj/FakeAle-DK

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Troj/BHO-GF

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Category Viruses and Spyware

Type Trojan

Troj/BHO-GF is registered as a COM object and Browser Helper Object (BHO) for Microsoft Internet Explorer, creating registry entries under:

HKCR\CLSID\{ba6fd309-5936-8a4d-c47e-0b1874472763}
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{ba6fd309-5936-8a4d-c47e-0b1874472763}

The following registry entry is created to run code exported by the Trojan DLL on startup:

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
{d136286e-bb98-a38b-4b6b-5433c152de92}
<System>\Rundll32.exe "<pathname of the Trojan DLL>" DllStart

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

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Sotfone

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Fenomen Game Downloader

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Tool-PWRecover

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Type Program

SubType Tool

Tool-PWRecover is not a virus or a Trojan. It is a Potentially Unwanted Program. Tool-PWRecover detections are for tools that can be used in the process of reading or writing password hashes for operating system user accounts. These tools can have legitimate purposes but are also often observed residing on compromised systems or uploaded to systems by an attacker.

http://vil.mcafeesecurity.com/vil/content/v_147093.htm

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