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Virus Profile: Ransom-FASY!5ADC3B97B19F!5ADC3B97B19F

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Virus Profile information details
Risk Assessment: Home Low | Corporate Low
Date Discovered: 1/22/2013
Date Added: 1/22/2013
Origin: Unknown
Length: 186880
Type: Trojan
Subtype: -
DAT Required: 6962
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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 DetectionRansom-FASY!5ADC3B97B19F
Length186880 bytes
MD55adc3b97b19f283a72849bb90d19e36d
SHA1182a165b315a814c301f217daaf35ff5ec504e4a


Other Common Detection Aliases

Company NamesDetection Names
avastWin32:Malware-gen
AVG (GriSoft)Generic27.EAC (Trojan horse)
aviraTR/Ransom.Xorist.EJ
KasperskyTrojan-Ransom.Win32.Xorist.er
BitDefenderGen:Variant.Graftor.10090
clamavTrojan.Xorist-5
Dr.WebTrojan.Encoder.94
F-ProtW32/Heuristic-119!Eldorado
FortiNetW32/Xorist.ER!tr
MicrosoftTrojan:Win32/Ransom.FO
EsetWin32/Filecoder.Q trojan (variant)
normanW32/P2PWorm
pandaGeneric Trojan
risingTrojan.Ransom!443A
SophosTroj/Ransom-EY
vba32Hoax.Xorist.er
Vet (Computer Associates)Win32/Ransom.A!generic

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


ActivitiesRisk Levels
Adds or modifies Shell Open registry value. Could be used to launch a program on startup.Medium
Enumerates many system files and directories.Low
No digital signature is presentInformational


McAfee ScansScan Detections
McAfee BetaRansom-FASY!5ADC3B97B19F
McAfee SupportedRansom-FASY!5ADC3B97B19F



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:

182A165B315A814C301F217DAAF35FF5EC504E4A

The following files have been added to the system:

  • %TEMP%\mRbk3qGLJF3TB27.exe
  • %TEMP%\ÊÀÊ ÐÀÑØÈÔÐÎÂÀÒÜ ÔÀÉËÛ.txt
  • %APPDATA%\ÊÀÊ ÐÀÑØÈÔÐÎÂÀÒÜ ÔÀÉËÛ.txt
  • %APPDATA%\Adobe\Acrobat\8.0\Synchronizer\ÊÀÊ ÐÀÑØÈÔÐÎÂÀÒÜ ÔÀÉËÛ.txt
  • %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Adobe\Acrobat\8.0\Updater\ÊÀÊ ÐÀÑØÈÔÐÎÂÀÒÜ ÔÀÉËÛ.txt
  • %APPDATA%\Adobe\Acrobat\8.0\Synchronizer\metadata\ÊÀÊ ÐÀÑØÈÔÐÎÂÀÒÜ ÔÀÉËÛ.txt
  • %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\ÊÀÊ ÐÀÑØÈÔÐÎÂÀÒÜ ÔÀÉËÛ.txt
  • C:\ÊÀÊ ÐÀÑØÈÔÐÎÂÀÒÜ ÔÀÉËÛ.txt
  • %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Protect\S-1-5-21-1482476501-[private subnet]522115-500\ÊÀÊ ÐÀÑØÈÔÐÎÂÀÒÜ ÔÀÉËÛ.txt
  • %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Adobe\Acrobat\9.0\Updater\ÊÀÊ ÐÀÑØÈÔÐÎÂÀÒÜ ÔÀÉËÛ.txt
  • %APPDATA%\Adobe\Acrobat\8.0\ÊÀÊ ÐÀÑØÈÔÐÎÂÀÒÜ ÔÀÉËÛ.txt
  • %USERPROFILE%\Favorites\Links\ÊÀÊ ÐÀÑØÈÔÐÎÂÀÒÜ ÔÀÉËÛ.txt
  • %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Adobe\Updater6\ÊÀÊ ÐÀÑØÈÔÐÎÂÀÒÜ ÔÀÉËÛ.txt
  • %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Windows\ÊÀÊ ÐÀÑØÈÔÐÎÂÀÒÜ ÔÀÉËÛ.txt
  • %USERPROFILE%\ÊÀÊ ÐÀÑØÈÔÐÎÂÀÒÜ ÔÀÉËÛ.txt
  • %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\ÊÀÊ ÐÀÑØÈÔÐÎÂÀÒÜ ÔÀÉËÛ.txt
  • %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Adobe\Updater5\ÊÀÊ ÐÀÑØÈÔÐÎÂÀÒÜ ÔÀÉËÛ.txt
  • %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Adobe\Color\ÊÀÊ ÐÀÑØÈÔÐÎÂÀÒÜ ÔÀÉËÛ.txt
  • %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\ÊÀÊ ÐÀÑØÈÔÐÎÂÀÒÜ ÔÀÉËÛ.txt
  • %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Office\Recent\ÊÀÊ ÐÀÑØÈÔÐÎÂÀÒÜ ÔÀÉËÛ.txt
  • %USERPROFILE%\Favorites\ÊÀÊ ÐÀÑØÈÔÐÎÂÀÒÜ ÔÀÉËÛ.txt
  • %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\ÊÀÊ ÐÀÑØÈÔÐÎÂÀÒÜ ÔÀÉËÛ.txt
  • %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Protect\ÊÀÊ ÐÀÑØÈÔÐÎÂÀÒÜ ÔÀÉËÛ.txt
  • %APPDATA%\Adobe\Acrobat\9.0\ÊÀÊ ÐÀÑØÈÔÐÎÂÀÒÜ ÔÀÉËÛ.txt
  • %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\ÊÀÊ ÐÀÑØÈÔÐÎÂÀÒÜ ÔÀÉËÛ.txt
  • %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Office\ÊÀÊ ÐÀÑØÈÔÐÎÂÀÒÜ ÔÀÉËÛ.txt
  • %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Adobe\Acrobat\8.0\Cache\ÊÀÊ ÐÀÑØÈÔÐÎÂÀÒÜ ÔÀÉËÛ.txt
  • %USERPROFILE%\Desktop\ÊÀÊ ÐÀÑØÈÔÐÎÂÀÒÜ ÔÀÉËÛ.txt
  • %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Adobe\Acrobat\9.0\Cache\ÊÀÊ ÐÀÑØÈÔÐÎÂÀÒÜ ÔÀÉËÛ.txt
  • %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Templates\ÊÀÊ ÐÀÑØÈÔÐÎÂÀÒÜ ÔÀÉËÛ.txt
  • %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Themes\ÊÀÊ ÐÀÑØÈÔÐÎÂÀÒÜ ÔÀÉËÛ.txt
  • %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\History\ÊÀÊ ÐÀÑØÈÔÐÎÂÀÒÜ ÔÀÉËÛ.txt

The following files have been changed:

  • %USERPROFILE%\Desktop\Shortcut to tracemon.exe.lnk.EnCiPhErEd
  • %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\brndlog.txt.EnCiPhErEd
  • C:\Users Access Database.mdb.EnCiPhErEd
  • %USERPROFILE%\Desktop\Shortcut to SystemCore.lnk.EnCiPhErEd
  • %USERPROFILE%\Desktop\Users html Document.htm.EnCiPhErEd
  • %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Office\Recent\Templates.LNK.EnCiPhErEd
  • %USERPROFILE%\Desktop\Users Word Document.doc.EnCiPhErEd
  • %USERPROFILE%\Desktop\Shortcut to Engine.lnk.EnCiPhErEd
  • %USERPROFILE%\Desktop\Users Access Database.mdb.EnCiPhErEd
  • %USERPROFILE%\Desktop\Users Excel Document.xls.EnCiPhErEd
  • %USERPROFILE%\Desktop\Users text file.txt.EnCiPhErEd
  • %USERPROFILE%\Desktop\emaillist.txt.EnCiPhErEd
  • %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Windows Media Player.lnk.EnCiPhErEd
  • C:\Users Excel Document.xls.EnCiPhErEd
  • C:\Users html Document.html.EnCiPhErEd
  • %USERPROFILE%\Desktop\Shortcut to SYSTEM32.lnk.EnCiPhErEd
  • %USERPROFILE%\Desktop\Users html Document.html.EnCiPhErEd
  • C:\Users html Document.htm.EnCiPhErEd
  • C:\Users text file.txt.EnCiPhErEd
  • %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Launch Internet Explorer Browser.lnk.EnCiPhErEd
  • C:\Users Word Document.doc.EnCiPhErEd

The following registry elements have been created:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\CLASSES\.ENCIPHERED\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\CLASSES\PDGFVMDCWGINPXD\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\CLASSES\PDGFVMDCWGINPXD\DEFAULTICON\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\CLASSES\PDGFVMDCWGINPXD\SHELL\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\CLASSES\PDGFVMDCWGINPXD\SHELL\OPEN\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\CLASSES\PDGFVMDCWGINPXD\SHELL\OPEN\COMMAND\

The following registry elements have been changed:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\RUN\ALCMETER = %TEMP%\mRbk3qGLJF3TB27.exe

   

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.