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VIRUS \ Spyware ALERTS - July 28, 2008

by Marianna Schmudlach / July 27, 2008 2:59 PM PDT
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Troj/Agent-HHV
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 27, 2008 3:34 PM PDT
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W32/Autorun-GU
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 28, 2008 12:42 AM PDT
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Troj/Sith-A
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 28, 2008 12:43 AM PDT
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Troj/PWS-ASA
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 28, 2008 12:44 AM PDT
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Troj/Psyme-JK
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 28, 2008 12:45 AM PDT
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Troj/FakeAV-AQ
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 28, 2008 12:46 AM PDT

Category Viruses and Spyware

Type Trojan

Troj/FakeAV-AQ claims to be an anti-virus scanner called "Antivirus XP 2008".

Troj/FakeAV-AQ scans the computer and reports clean files as being infected with malware.

When first run Troj/FakeAV-AQ drops the following files:

- <System>\<random name>.exe - detected as Troj/FakAlert-A
- <Program files>\<random name>\<random name>.exe - detected as Troj/FakeAV-AQ

Troj/FakeAV-AQ creates registry entries under:

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

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VBS/Nzcbcz-A
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 28, 2008 12:48 AM PDT
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Troj/PDFex-M
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 28, 2008 12:49 AM PDT
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Troj/Flat-I
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 28, 2008 12:50 AM PDT
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Troj/Agent-HHY
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 28, 2008 12:51 AM PDT
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Troj/Agent-HHX
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 28, 2008 12:53 AM PDT
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New Malware.ey
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 28, 2008 12:55 AM PDT

Type Trojan

SubType Heuristic

Overview -
This is a heuristic detection that detects a wide variety of malware. The detection was created to proactively protect users from new and unknown threats.

Characteristics
Characteristics -

Since this a heuristic detection, specific characteristics of the detected sample will vary. The files detected could be packed with UPack, a freely available packer that can compress Windows executables. It is common for malware authors to use this packer to pack their code.

Files triggering this detection should be sent to McAfee for analysis.

http://vil.mcafeesecurity.com/vil/content/v_142472.htm

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Trojan.Proscks.C
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 28, 2008 12:56 AM PDT
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Suspicious IFrame.d
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 28, 2008 12:58 AM PDT

Type Virus

SubType Damaged

Overview -

This detection is for misinfected Jpeg files, which contain an IFRAME tag added at the end of the file.

A misinfected file is one that a virus has attempted to infect, but has not done so in the way in which the virus writer intended.


Characteristics
Characteristics -

The Jpeg files detected are infected incorrectly by a virus. The misinfected Jpeg files, may continue to function as normal or may try to run the virus without any effect. In some cases the misinfected file may be entirely unusable, having been corrupted by the virus.

Such misinfected files, contain an appended HTML IFRAME (inline-frame) tag such as the one below:

iframe src=http://example.com width=0 height=0 /iframe

http://vil.mcafeesecurity.com/vil/content/v_147310.htm

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W32/Sohana-BC
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 28, 2008 1:00 AM PDT
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Trojan.Proscks.C!inf
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 28, 2008 1:01 AM PDT
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SecureExpertCleaner
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 28, 2008 1:03 AM PDT
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VBS/Rahc.kit
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 28, 2008 1:04 AM PDT
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FakeAlert-AB
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 28, 2008 1:05 AM PDT

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.


Aliases
Adware/Xpantivirus2008 (Panda) Program:Win32/XPAntiVirus (Microsoft) Troj/FakeAv-V (Sophos) TROJ_FAKEALRT.BK (Trend Micro) Trojan-Downloader.Win32.FraudLoad.gen (Kaspersky) Trojan.Fakeavalert (Symantec)

http://vil.mcafeesecurity.com/vil/content/v_143903.htm

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FakeAlert-AB.gen
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 28, 2008 1:07 AM PDT
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Infostealer.Ldpinch.H
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 28, 2008 1:08 AM PDT
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Bloodhound.Exploit.Shs
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 28, 2008 2:30 AM PDT
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W32/Flooder-FN
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 28, 2008 6:56 AM PDT
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Troj/Zlob-AMG
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 28, 2008 6:57 AM PDT
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Troj/Swizzor-NZ
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 28, 2008 6:58 AM PDT
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Troj/Dload-CS
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 28, 2008 6:59 AM PDT
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Troj/Buzus-H
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 28, 2008 7:00 AM PDT

Category Viruses and Spyware

Type Trojan

Troj/Buzus-H is a Trojan for the Windows platform.

Troj/Buzus-H runs continuously in the background, providing a backdoor server which allows a remote intruder to gain access and control over the computer via IRC channels.

When first run Troj/Buzus-H copies itself to:

<Windows>\wksvcsc.exe

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

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
Windows UDP Control Services
wksvcsc.exe

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

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Troj/Bancos-BEH
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 28, 2008 7:01 AM PDT
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Troj/Agent-HHZ
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 28, 2008 7:03 AM PDT
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Mal/Behav-276
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 28, 2008 7:04 AM PDT

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