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VIRUS \ SPYWARE ALERTS - November 9, 2009

by Marianna Schmudlach / November 8, 2009 10:42 PM PST
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Mal/VB-BA
by Marianna Schmudlach / November 8, 2009 10:43 PM PST
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Mal/VB-AZ
by Marianna Schmudlach / November 8, 2009 10:43 PM PST
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Mal/VB-AW
by Marianna Schmudlach / November 8, 2009 10:44 PM PST
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Mal/QQPass-C
by Marianna Schmudlach / November 8, 2009 10:45 PM PST
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Mal/Krap-B
by Marianna Schmudlach / November 8, 2009 10:46 PM PST
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Mal/KeInject-A
by Marianna Schmudlach / November 8, 2009 10:46 PM PST
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Mal/EncPk-LR
by Marianna Schmudlach / November 8, 2009 10:47 PM PST
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Mal/EncPk-LQ
by Marianna Schmudlach / November 8, 2009 10:48 PM PST
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W32/IRCBot-AGA
by Marianna Schmudlach / November 8, 2009 10:49 PM PST
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Troj/Mdrop-CHZ
by Marianna Schmudlach / November 8, 2009 10:50 PM PST

Category

* Viruses and Spyware

Type

* Trojan


Affected operating systems Windows
Characteristics

* Installs itself in the registry


Troj/Mdrop-CHZ is a Trojan for the Windows platform.

Troj/Mdrop-CHZ includes functionality to run automatically.

When Troj/Mdrop-CHZ is installed the following files are created:

<System>\lowsec\local.ds
<System>\lowsec\user.ds
<System>\sdra64.exe

The following registry entry is changed to run sdra64.exe on startup:

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon
Userinit
<System>\userinit.exe,<System>\sdra64.exe,

Registry entries are created under:

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Visual Basic

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

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Troj/DwnLdr-HYG
by Marianna Schmudlach / November 8, 2009 10:50 PM PST
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Troj/Delf-FEA
by Marianna Schmudlach / November 8, 2009 10:51 PM PST

Category

* Viruses and Spyware

Type

* Trojan


Affected operating systems Windows

Troj/Delf-FEA is a Trojan for the Windows platform.

Troj/Delf-FEA includes functionality to steal confidential information.

When Troj/Delf-FEA is installed it creates the file <User>\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Internet Explorer.lnk.

Troj/Delf-FEA changes settings for Microsoft Internet Explorer by modifying values under:

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\Default_Page_URL

Registry entries are created under:

HKLM\SOFTWARE\RegFisrtPage
HKLM\SOFTWARE\RegFisrtPageEx
HKLM\SOFTWARE\RegServe

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

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Troj/Agent-LSY
by Marianna Schmudlach / November 8, 2009 10:52 PM PST

Category

* Viruses and Spyware

Type

* Trojan


Affected operating systems Windows
Characteristics

* Installs itself in the registry


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

Troj/Agent-LSY includes functionality to run automatically.

When Troj/Agent-LSY is installed it creates the file <Temp>\5533xxx.dll.

The following registry entry is created to run code exported by 5533xxx.dll on startup:

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows
AppInit_DLLs
<Temp>\5533xxx.dll

Troj/Agent-LSY changes settings for Microsoft Internet Explorer by modifying values under:

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\

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

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Troj/Agent-LSN
by Marianna Schmudlach / November 8, 2009 10:53 PM PST
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W32/Autorun-AUI
by Marianna Schmudlach / November 8, 2009 10:54 PM PST

Category

* Viruses and Spyware

Type

* Worm


Affected operating systems Windows

W32/Autorun-AUI is a Trojan for the Windows platform.

W32/Autorun-AUI includes functionality to:

- run automatically
- steal confidential information
- disable other software, including anti-virus, firewall and security related applications

When W32/Autorun-AUI is installed the following files are created:

<Temp>\cvasds0.dll (detected as Mal/Generic-A)
<Temp>\herss.exe (copy of the worm)

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

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
cdoosoft
<Temp>\herss.exe

http://www.sophos.com/security/analyses/viruses-and-spyware/w32autorunaui.html?_log_from=rss

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W32/Autoit-GX
by Marianna Schmudlach / November 8, 2009 10:55 PM PST
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Troj/Mdrop-CIA
by Marianna Schmudlach / November 8, 2009 10:55 PM PST
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Troj/FakeAV-AHJ
by Marianna Schmudlach / November 8, 2009 10:56 PM PST
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W32/AutoRun-AUJ
by Marianna Schmudlach / November 8, 2009 10:57 PM PST
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FierAds
by Marianna Schmudlach / November 8, 2009 10:58 PM PST
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SpyVnc VNC Server
by Marianna Schmudlach / November 8, 2009 10:59 PM PST
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Baidu Bar
by Marianna Schmudlach / November 8, 2009 10:59 PM PST
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Allotick
by Marianna Schmudlach / November 8, 2009 11:00 PM PST
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FakeAlert-MaCatte
by Marianna Schmudlach / November 8, 2009 11:51 PM PST

Type
Trojan
SubType
Win32

Overview -

FakeAlert-MaCatte is a detection for a trojan that mimics the oringinal McAfee Security Centre product. It displays fake alerts to trick the user into buying the rogue AV product for non-existant malware infections on the compromised system. This rogue security product pops up messages of arbitary files being infected and prompts the victim to remove all the malicious files (actually clean files).
Aliases

* AntiVirus2009 [Symantec]

* RogueAntiSpyware.AntiVirus2009 [PC Tools]

* Trojan.Crypt [Ikarus]

* Trojan:Win32/FakeXPA [Microsoft]


More: http://vil.nai.com/vil/content/v_240540.htm

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Troj/PSW-HK
by Marianna Schmudlach / November 9, 2009 1:38 AM PST
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Troj/Meredrop-D
by Marianna Schmudlach / November 9, 2009 1:39 AM PST

Category

* Viruses and Spyware

Type

* Trojan


Affected operating systems Windows
Characteristics

* Installs itself in the registry


Troj/Meredrop-D is a Trojan for the Windows platform.

Troj/Meredrop-D includes functionality to:

- run automatically.
- access the internet and communicate with a remote server via HTTP

When first installed Troj/Meredrop-D copies itself to <Root>\recycler\S-1-5-21-8416390416-2724757324-296846001-1525\rundll32.exe

The following registry entry is set:

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon
Taskman
<Root>\RECYCLER\S-1-5-21-3396385956-3129618364-378792361-8163\rundll32.exe

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

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Troj/FakeAV-AGN
by Marianna Schmudlach / November 9, 2009 1:40 AM PST
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Troj/FakeAle-RB
by Marianna Schmudlach / November 9, 2009 1:41 AM PST
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Troj/FakeAle-RA
by Marianna Schmudlach / November 9, 2009 1:42 AM PST
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Troj/Catl-A
by Marianna Schmudlach / November 9, 2009 1:42 AM PST

Category

* Viruses and Spyware

Type

* Trojan


Affected operating systems Windows
Characteristics

* Installs itself in the registry


Troj/Catl-A is a Trojan for the Windows platform.

Troj/Catl-A includes functionality to:

- run automatically
- start services
- create files in the <WINDOWS>\system32 folder

When Troj/Catl-A is installed the following files are created:

<System>\6to4v32.dll
<System>\Iasex.dll
<System>\netskt.sys

The file 6to4v32.dll is registered as a new service named "6to4", with a display name of "Network Security". Registry entries are created under:

HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\6to4

The file Iasex.dll is registered as a new service named "Ias", with a display name of "HTTP Security Services Helper". Registry entries are created under:

HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Ias

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

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