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Virus Profile information details
Risk Assessment: Home Low | Corporate Low
Date Discovered: 11/18/2012
Date Added: 11/18/2012
Origin: Unknown
Length: 81920
Type: Trojan
Subtype: -
DAT Required: 6899
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Description

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.

Indication of Infection

This symptoms of this detection are the files, registry, and network communication referenced in the characteristics section.

Methods of Infection

Trojans do not self-replicate. They are spread manually, often under the premise that the executable is something beneficial. Distribution channels include IRC, peer-to-peer networks, newsgroup postings, e-mail, etc.

   

Virus Characteristics

This is a Trojan

File PropertiesProperty Values
McAfee Detectiongeneric!bg.hfn
Length81920 bytes
MD5fae64955b6bc8c808ed83d628f3430dd
SHA1c388eac16e1dbd8e3cfbb324cd6df8fdf5f617a2


Other Common Detection Aliases

Company NamesDetection Names
avastWin32:Cefyns
AVG (GriSoft)sheur.ceuy
aviraTR/ATRAPS.Gen
BitDefenderGeneric.FakeAv.3.5C8984FA
FortiNetW32/FakeAV!tr
MicrosoftTrojan:Win32/Wantvi.K
SymantecTrojan Horse
EsetWin32/Cefyns.C trojan (variant)
normanW32/Suspicious_Gen.PWXI
pandaGeneric Trojan
risingTrojan.Win32.Generic.1308CA6F
SophosTroj/FakeAle-HQ
vba32Malware-Cryptor.Limpopo
V-BusterTrojan.Wantvi.Gen (mutant)

Other brands and names may be claimed as the property of others.


ActivitiesRisk Levels
Prevents the use of the default Windows Registry Editor.High
Disables the Windows Task Manager.High
Adds or modifies system policies. Could be used to prevent the or detour the use of common system tools.High
Modifies Windows explorer file browser's Advanced settings. Sometimes used by malware to make executable files look like documents.Medium
Modifies Windows firewall settings.Medium
Modifies winlogon configuration settings in registryMedium
Adds or modifies winlogon shell registry value. Could be used to launch a program on startup.Medium
Enumerates many system files and directories.Low
Displays systray popups that warn of malware related activitiesLow
Adds or modifies Internet Explorer cookiesLow
No digital signature is presentInformational


McAfee ScansScan Detections
McAfee Betageneric!bg.hfn
McAfee Supportedgeneric!bg.hfn



System Changes

Some path values have been replaced with environment variables as the exact location may vary with different configurations.
e.g.
%WINDIR% = \WINDOWS (Windows 9x/ME/XP/Vista/7), \WINNT (Windows NT/2000)
%PROGRAMFILES% = \Program Files


The following files were analyzed:

c388eac16e1dbd8e3cfbb324cd6df8fdf5f617a2

The following files have been added to the system:

  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\printer.exe
  • %USERPROFILE%\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\findfast.exe
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\spoolvs.exe
  • %APPDATA%\spoolsvc.dll
  • %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\start menu\programs\startup\autorun.exe
  • %WINDIR%\shell.exe
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\drivers\etc\st.im

The following files have been deleted:

  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\drivers\etc\hosts

The following registry elements have been created:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\POLICIES\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\POLICIES\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\WINDOWS UPDATE\
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\POLICIES\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\WINDOWSUPDATE\
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\POLICIES\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\WINDOWSUPDATE\AU\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\CLASSES\.XHT\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\CLASSES\.XHTML\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\SHAREDACCESS\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\SHAREDACCESS\PARAMETERS\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\SHAREDACCESS\PARAMETERS\FIREWALLPOLICY\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\SHAREDACCESS\PARAMETERS\FIREWALLPOLICY\DOMAINPROFILE\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\SHAREDACCESS\PARAMETERS\FIREWALLPOLICY\DOMAINPROFILE\AUTHORIZEDAPPLICATIONS\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\SHAREDACCESS\PARAMETERS\FIREWALLPOLICY\DOMAINPROFILE\AUTHORIZEDAPPLICATIONS\LIST\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\SHAREDACCESS\PARAMETERS\FIREWALLPOLICY\STANDARDPROFILE\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\SHAREDACCESS\PARAMETERS\FIREWALLPOLICY\STANDARDPROFILE\AUTHORIZEDAPPLICATIONS\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\SHAREDACCESS\PARAMETERS\FIREWALLPOLICY\STANDARDPROFILE\AUTHORIZEDAPPLICATIONS\LIST\

The following registry elements have been changed:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET EXPLORER\MAIN\CHECK_ASSOCIATIONS = No
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET EXPLORER\MAIN\ENABLE BROWSER EXTENSIONS = yes
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET EXPLORER\MAIN\SHOWEDCHECKBROWSER = Yes
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS NT\CURRENTVERSION\BAR23ID = 0497080222173dbcaf3a06090fa4f51a
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS NT\CURRENTVERSION\FVERSION2 = 49
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS NT\CURRENTVERSION\SUID = 300
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS NT\CURRENTVERSION\TSSVERSION2 = 49
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS NT\CURRENTVERSION\UPD_VERSION2 = 30239223
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\ADVANCED\ENABLEBALLOONTIPS = 1
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\POLICIES\EXPLORER\NOCONTROLPANEL = 1
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\RUN\SPOOLSV = %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\spoolvs.exe
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\POLICIES\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\WINDOWS UPDATE\NOAUTOUPDATE = 1
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\POLICIES\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\WINDOWS UPDATE\NOWINDOWSUPDATE = 1
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\POLICIES\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\WINDOWSUPDATE\AU\AUTOUPDATE = 0
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS NT\CURRENTVERSION\WINLOGON\SHELL = Explorer.exe %WINDIR%\shell.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\POLICIES\SYSTEM\DISABLEREGISTRYTOOLS = 1
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\POLICIES\SYSTEM\DISABLETASKMGR = 1
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\RUN\PRINTER = %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\printer.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\CONTROL\SESSION MANAGER\PENDINGFILERENAMEOPERATIONS = \??\%WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\drivers\etc\st.im \??\%WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\drivers\etc\hosts
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\SHAREDACCESS\PARAMETERS\FIREWALLPOLICY\DOMAINPROFILE\AUTHORIZEDAPPLICATIONS\LIST\%WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\WINAV.EXE = %windir%\SYSTEM32\winav.exe:*:Enabled:@[Domain Removed],-22019
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\SHAREDACCESS\PARAMETERS\FIREWALLPOLICY\DOMAINPROFILE\AUTHORIZEDAPPLICATIONS\LIST\%TEMP%\C388EAC16E1DBD8E3CFBB324CD6DF8FDF5F617A2 = %TEMP%\c388eac16e1dbd8e3cfbb324cd6df8fdf5f617a2:*:Enabled:@[Domain Removed],-22019
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\SHAREDACCESS\PARAMETERS\FIREWALLPOLICY\DOMAINPROFILE\AUTHORIZEDAPPLICATIONS\LIST\%USERPROFILE%\START MENU\PROGRAMS\STARTUP\FINDFAST.EXE = %USERPROFILE%\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\findfast.exe:*:Enabled:@[Domain Removed],-22019
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\SHAREDACCESS\PARAMETERS\FIREWALLPOLICY\DOMAINPROFILE\AUTHORIZEDAPPLICATIONS\LIST\%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\START MENU\PROGRAMS\STARTUP\AUTORUN.EXE = %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\autorun.exe:*:Enabled:@[Domain Removed],-22019
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\SHAREDACCESS\PARAMETERS\FIREWALLPOLICY\DOMAINPROFILE\AUTHORIZEDAPPLICATIONS\LIST\%WINDIR%\SHELL.EXE = %WINDIR%\shell.exe:*:Enabled:@[Domain Removed],-22019
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\SHAREDACCESS\PARAMETERS\FIREWALLPOLICY\DOMAINPROFILE\AUTHORIZEDAPPLICATIONS\LIST\%WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\PRINTER.EXE = %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\printer.exe:*:Enabled:@[Domain Removed],-22019
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\SHAREDACCESS\PARAMETERS\FIREWALLPOLICY\DOMAINPROFILE\AUTHORIZEDAPPLICATIONS\LIST\%WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\SPOOLVS.EXE = %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\spoolvs.exe:*:Enabled:@[Domain Removed],-22019
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\SHAREDACCESS\PARAMETERS\FIREWALLPOLICY\STANDARDPROFILE\AUTHORIZEDAPPLICATIONS\LIST\%WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\WINAV.EXE = %windir%\SYSTEM32\winav.exe:*:Enabled:@[Domain Removed],-22019
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\SHAREDACCESS\PARAMETERS\FIREWALLPOLICY\STANDARDPROFILE\AUTHORIZEDAPPLICATIONS\LIST\%TEMP%\C388EAC16E1DBD8E3CFBB324CD6DF8FDF5F617A2 = %TEMP%\c388eac16e1dbd8e3cfbb324cd6df8fdf5f617a2:*:Enabled:@[Domain Removed],-22019
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\SHAREDACCESS\PARAMETERS\FIREWALLPOLICY\STANDARDPROFILE\AUTHORIZEDAPPLICATIONS\LIST\%USERPROFILE%\START MENU\PROGRAMS\STARTUP\FINDFAST.EXE = %USERPROFILE%\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\findfast.exe:*:Enabled:@[Domain Removed],-22019
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\SHAREDACCESS\PARAMETERS\FIREWALLPOLICY\STANDARDPROFILE\AUTHORIZEDAPPLICATIONS\LIST\%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\START MENU\PROGRAMS\STARTUP\AUTORUN.EXE = %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\autorun.exe:*:Enabled:@[Domain Removed],-22019
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\SHAREDACCESS\PARAMETERS\FIREWALLPOLICY\STANDARDPROFILE\AUTHORIZEDAPPLICATIONS\LIST\%WINDIR%\SHELL.EXE = %WINDIR%\shell.exe:*:Enabled:@[Domain Removed],-22019
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\SHAREDACCESS\PARAMETERS\FIREWALLPOLICY\STANDARDPROFILE\AUTHORIZEDAPPLICATIONS\LIST\%WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\PRINTER.EXE = %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\printer.exe:*:Enabled:@[Domain Removed],-22019
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\SHAREDACCESS\PARAMETERS\FIREWALLPOLICY\STANDARDPROFILE\AUTHORIZEDAPPLICATIONS\LIST\%WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\SPOOLVS.EXE = %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\spoolvs.exe:*:Enabled:@[Domain Removed],-22019

The applications attempted the following network connection(s):

  • hxxp://lntoplive.com/l3/*****

   

All Users:

Please use the following instructions for all supported versions of Windows to remove threats and other potential risks:

1.Disable System Restore .

2.Update to current engine and DAT files for detection and removal.

3.Run a complete system scan.

Modifications made to the system Registry and/or INI files for the purposes of hooking system startup, will be successfully removed if cleaning with the recommended engine and DAT combination (or higher).

1. Please go to the Microsoft Recovery Console and restore a clean MBR.

On windows XP:

Insert the Windows XP CD into the CD-ROM drive and restart the computer.
When the "Welcome to Setup" screen appears, press R to start the Recovery Console.
Select the Windows installation that is compromised and provide the administrator password
Issue 'fixmbr' command to restore the Master Boot Record
Follow onscreen instructions
Reset and remove the CD from CD-ROM drive.


On Windows Vista and 7:

Insert the Windows CD into the CD-ROM drive and restart the computer.
Click on "Repair Your Computer"
When the System Recovery Options dialog comes up, choose the Command Prompt.
Issue 'bootrec /fixmbr' command to restore the Master Boot Record
Follow onscreen instructions
Reset and remove the CD from CD-ROM drive.

   

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