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Virus Profile: Ransom-FASZ!03440D05D291

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Virus Profile information details
Risk Assessment: Home Low | Corporate Low
Date Discovered: 1/26/2013
Date Added: 1/26/2013
Origin: Unknown
Length: 7168
Type: Trojan
Subtype: -
DAT Required: 6967
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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-FASZ!03440D05D291
Length7168 bytes
MD5dde106773dab599cb0b8bd220cce7698
SHA13e116a0dfdf3a04f77cbfffb171623d2206bf740


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.Kazy.51020
clamavPUA.Win32.Packer.Upx-53
Dr.WebTrojan.Encoder.94
eSafe (Alladin)Trojan/Worm
F-ProtW32/Heuristic-119!Eldorado
FortiNetW32/Xorist.ER!tr
MicrosoftTrojan:Win32/Ransom.FO
SymantecTrojan.Gen
EsetWin32/Filecoder.Q trojan (variant)
normanW32/Troj_Generic.DGNOH
pandaGeneric Trojan
SophosTroj/Ransom-EY
Trend MicroPAK_Generic.001
vba32Hoax.Xorist.er
V-BusterTrojan.Xorist!2jS96sdLKdU (trojan)
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-FASZ!03440D05D291
McAfee SupportedRansom-FASZ!03440D05D291



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:

3E116A0DFDF3A04F77CBFFFB171623D2206BF740

The following files have been added to the system:

  • %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
  • %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
  • C:\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
  • %TEMP%\V7Z4bNjW8k5aqmA.exe
  • %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
  • %USERPROFILE%\Desktop\Shortcut to Engine.lnk.EnCiPhErEd
  • %USERPROFILE%\Desktop\Shortcut to SystemCore.lnk.EnCiPhErEd
  • %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Office\Recent\Templates.LNK.EnCiPhErEd
  • %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Windows Media Player.lnk.EnCiPhErEd
  • %USERPROFILE%\Desktop\Shortcut to SYSTEM32.lnk.EnCiPhErEd
  • %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Launch Internet Explorer Browser.lnk.EnCiPhErEd

The following registry elements have been created:

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

The following registry elements have been changed:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\RUN\ALCMETER = %TEMP%\V7Z4bNjW8k5aqmA.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.

   

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