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VIRUS \ SPYWARE ALERTS - July 27, 2009

by Marianna Schmudlach / July 26, 2009 11:57 PM PDT
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Troj/VB-EFU
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 26, 2009 11:57 PM PDT
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Troj/PWS-BCO
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 26, 2009 11:58 PM PDT
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Troj/Iframe-CO
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 26, 2009 11:59 PM PDT
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Troj/FakeAV-WK
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 26, 2009 11:59 PM PDT
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Troj/DwnLdr-HUX
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 27, 2009 12:00 AM PDT
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Troj/DwnLdr-HUW
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 27, 2009 12:01 AM PDT
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Troj/Dropr-BI
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 27, 2009 12:02 AM PDT
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Troj/Agent-KQW
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 27, 2009 12:02 AM PDT
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Troj/Agent-KQV
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 27, 2009 12:03 AM PDT
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Trojan.Downexec.F!inf
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 27, 2009 12:04 AM PDT
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AVCare
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 27, 2009 12:04 AM PDT

Updated: July 27, 2009 12:58:13 PM
Type: Misleading Application
Name: AV Care
Version: 1.0.4.0
Publisher: AVCare Inc.
Risk Impact: Medium
Systems Affected: Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows Me, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000

Behavior
AVCare is a misleading application that may give exaggerated reports of threats on the computer.

http://www.symantec.com/business/security_response/writeup.jsp?docid=2009-072711-1335-99

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Troj/Agent-KQT
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 27, 2009 12:05 AM PDT
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TROJ_FAKEAV.B. - Rogue Antivirus Terminates EXE Files
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 27, 2009 12:07 AM PDT

by Erika Mendoza (Threat Response Engineer)

This weekend, we at TrendLabs came across a FAKEAV variant similar to the one peddled in the solar eclipse 2009 in America attack in this recent blog post. This one, however, introduces another new scare tactic (so far the latest new ploy we?ve seen is the ransomware/FAKEAV that encrypts files in the infected computer and offers a bogus fixtool for a price).

This FAKEAV variant terminates any executed file with an .EXE file extension and displays a pop-up message saying that the .EXE file is infected and cannot execute.

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

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MWS!55cae62d921c
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 27, 2009 12:09 AM PDT

Type
Program
SubType
-
Discovery Date
07/27/2009

This software is not a virus or a Trojan. It is detected as a "potentially unwanted program" (PUP). PUPs are any piece of software that a reasonably security- or privacy-minded computer user may want to be informed of and, in some cases, remove. PUPs are often made by a legitimate corporate entity for some beneficial purpose, but they alter the security state of the computer on which they are installed, or the privacy posture of the user of the system, such that most users will want to be aware of them.

System Changes

These are general defaults for typical path variables. (Although they may differ, these examples are common.):
%WinDir% = \WINDOWS (Windows 9x/ME/XP/Vista), \WINNT (Windows NT/2000)
%SystemDir% = \WINDOWS\SYSTEM (Windows 98/ME), \WINDOWS\SYSTEM32 (Windows XP/Vista), \WINNT\SYSTEM32 (Windows NT/2000)
%ProgramFiles% = \Program Files

The following files were analyzed:

# %USERPROFILE%\local settings\temp\myfuncardsinitialsetup1.0.1.1[1].exe

http://vil.nai.com/vil/content/v_188538.htm

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Adware-Zeno.gen.b!8a050a4f7d1d
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 27, 2009 12:10 AM PDT

Type
Program
SubType
Adware
Discovery Date
07/27/2009

This software is not a virus or a Trojan. It is detected as a "potentially unwanted program" (PUP). PUPs are any piece of software that a reasonably security- or privacy-minded computer user may want to be informed of and, in some cases, remove. PUPs are often made by a legitimate corporate entity for some beneficial purpose, but they alter the security state of the computer on which they are installed, or the privacy posture of the user of the system, such that most users will want to be aware of them.

System Changes

These are general defaults for typical path variables. (Although they may differ, these examples are common.):
%WinDir% = \WINDOWS (Windows 9x/ME/XP/Vista), \WINNT (Windows NT/2000)
%SystemDir% = \WINDOWS\SYSTEM (Windows 98/ME), \WINDOWS\SYSTEM32 (Windows XP/Vista), \WINNT\SYSTEM32 (Windows NT/2000)
%ProgramFiles% = \Program Files

The following files were analyzed:

# %USERPROFILE%\local settings\temp\a0187348.exe

More: http://vil.nai.com/vil/content/v_188539.htm

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Troj/FakeAv-WL
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 27, 2009 3:15 AM PDT
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Troj/Agent-KQZ
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 27, 2009 3:16 AM PDT
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Troj/Agent-KQY
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 27, 2009 3:17 AM PDT
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Troj/Agent-KQX
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 27, 2009 3:17 AM PDT
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W311
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 27, 2009 3:19 AM PDT
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Generic PUP.z!j!433dfc38cd56
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 27, 2009 4:31 AM PDT

Type
Program
SubType
-
Discovery Date
07/27/2009

This software is not a virus or a Trojan. It is detected as a "potentially unwanted program" (PUP). PUPs are any piece of software that a reasonably security- or privacy-minded computer user may want to be informed of and, in some cases, remove. PUPs are often made by a legitimate corporate entity for some beneficial purpose, but they alter the security state of the computer on which they are installed, or the privacy posture of the user of the system, such that most users will want to be aware of them.

System Changes

These are general defaults for typical path variables. (Although they may differ, these examples are common.):
%WinDir% = \WINDOWS (Windows 9x/ME/XP/Vista), \WINNT (Windows NT/2000)
%SystemDir% = \WINDOWS\SYSTEM (Windows 98/ME), \WINDOWS\SYSTEM32 (Windows XP/Vista), \WINNT\SYSTEM32 (Windows NT/2000)
%ProgramFiles% = \Program Files

The following registry elements have been created:

More: http://vil.nai.com/vil/content/v_188614.htm

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Adware-Cinmus!h!64db99a92ff0
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 27, 2009 4:32 AM PDT

Type
Program
SubType
Adware
Discovery Date
07/27/2009

Overview -

McAfee

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Adware-Cinmus!h!8093673a160b
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 27, 2009 4:33 AM PDT

Type
Program
SubType
Adware
Discovery Date
07/27/2009

Overview -

McAfee

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Adware-TCent!25dd7d24c154
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 27, 2009 4:38 AM PDT

Type
Program
SubType
Adware
Discovery Date
07/27/2009

This software is not a virus or a Trojan. It is detected as a "potentially unwanted program" (PUP). PUPs are any piece of software that a reasonably security- or privacy-minded computer user may want to be informed of and, in some cases, remove. PUPs are often made by a legitimate corporate entity for some beneficial purpose, but they alter the security state of the computer on which they are installed, or the privacy posture of the user of the system, such that most users will want to be aware of them.

Avert

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Adware-TryMedia!12f07db7761b
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 27, 2009 4:39 AM PDT

Type
Program
SubType
Adware
Discovery Date
07/27/2009

This software is not a virus or a Trojan. It is detected as a "potentially unwanted program" (PUP). PUPs are any piece of software that a reasonably security- or privacy-minded computer user may want to be informed of and, in some cases, remove. PUPs are often made by a legitimate corporate entity for some beneficial purpose, but they alter the security state of the computer on which they are installed, or the privacy posture of the user of the system, such that most users will want to be aware of them.

Avert

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Trojan.Interrupdate
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 27, 2009 5:50 AM PDT

Discovered: July 27, 2009
Updated: July 27, 2009 5:49:34 PM
Type: Trojan
Systems Affected: Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows Me, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000

Trojan.Interrupdate is a Trojan horse that lowers security settings.

Symantec Security Response is currently investigating this threat and will post more information as it becomes available.


http://www.symantec.com/business/security_response/writeup.jsp?docid=2009-072717-3058-99

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W32/VB-EFV
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 27, 2009 8:11 AM PDT
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Troj/SWFDldr-K
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 27, 2009 8:12 AM PDT
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Troj/RBot-GXZ
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 27, 2009 8:14 AM PDT
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Troj/Agent-KRC
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 27, 2009 8:15 AM PDT
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