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Virus Profile: PWS-Zbot.gen.atb!324072B5F302

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Virus Profile information details
Risk Assessment: Home Low | Corporate Low
Date Discovered: 1/29/2013
Date Added: 1/29/2013
Origin: Unknown
Length: 61952
Type: Trojan
Subtype: Password Stealer
DAT Required: 6969
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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 DetectionPWS-Zbot.gen.atb
Length61952 bytes
MD5324072b5f3024577c63d4ea98a54d8c3
SHA16d6d7cc5ca57c1d03f5699726acdd85fa857d0fe


Other Common Detection Aliases

Company NamesDetection Names
ahnlabSpyware/Win32.Zbot
avastWin32:Rootkit-gen
AVG (GriSoft)Downloader.Generic13.VJE
aviraTR/Crypt.XPACK.Gen
BitDefenderTrojan.Generic.KDZ.2075
clamavPUA.Win32.Packer.MingwGcc-2
Dr.WebTrojan.DownLoader7.15160
FortiNetW32/Zbot.AAU!tr
MicrosoftVirTool:Win32/CeeInject.gen!HL
SymantecPacked.Generic.397
Eseta variant of Win32/Injector.AAGM
normanW32/Troj_Generic.GSUTY
pandaTrj/Agent.MIZ
risingTrojan.Mingc!4D98
SophosTroj/Ransom-LN
Trend MicroTROJ_CINJECT.SMA
vba32Trojan.Yakes.boiu

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


ActivitiesRisk Levels
Modifies Windows firewall settings.Medium
Enumerates many system files and directories.Low
Attempts to send data or commands via HTTPLow
Process attempts to call itself recursivelyLow
No digital signature is presentInformational


McAfee ScansScan Detections
McAfee BetaPWS-Zbot.gen.atb
McAfee SupportedPWS-Zbot.gen.atb



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:

6D6D7CC5CA57C1D03F5699726ACDD85FA857D0FE

The following files have been added to the system:

  • %USERPROFILE%\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\updates.exe
  • %APPDATA%\engel\updates.exe

The following registry elements have been created:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\POLICIES\ASSOCIATIONS\

The following registry elements have been changed:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET EXPLORER\MAIN\DHCP = 1653128
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET EXPLORER\MAIN\DNS
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\POLICIES\ASSOCIATIONS\LOWRISKFILETYPES = .exe
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\RUN\ENGEL = %APPDATA%\engel\updates.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\SHAREDACCESS\PARAMETERS\FIREWALLPOLICY\STANDARDPROFILE\ENABLEFIREWALL = 0

The applications attempted the following network connection(s):

  • 223.175.228.**:3128
  • 223.175.23.***:3128
  • 75.152.8.***:3128
  • 223.175.228.***:3128
  • 41.221.25.***:3128
  • 189.193.96.**:3128
  • 190.254.208.***:3128
  • 41.70.156.***:3128
  • 223.175.227.***:3128
  • 78.39.237.**:3128
  • 85.133.254.**:3128
  • 117.200.88.**:3128
  • 223.175.232.**:3128
  • 109.239.39.*:3128
  • 65.164.150.**:3128
  • 190.77.194.***:3128
  • 114.79.58.**:3128
  • 95.57.4.***:3128
  • 77.126.174.***:3128
  • 173.244.161.***:3128
  • 223.175.232.***:3128
  • 223.175.231.**:3128
  • 64.76.73.***:3128
  • 190.221.158.***:3128
  • 37.194.148.***:3128
  • 190.2.232.**:3128
  • 189.195.21.***:3128
  • 2.185.145.**:3128
  • 41.205.21.**:3128
  • 83.221.190.**:3128
  • 189.215.141.**:3128
  • 61.62.183.***:3128
  • 114.79.56.**:3128
  • 87.236.211.*:3128
  • 190.37.213.***:3128
  • 190.204.206.**:3128
  • 5.9.230.**:3128
  • 223.175.232.**:6667
  • 195.24.192.***:3128
  • 186.89.230.***:6667
  • 83.211.221.***:6667
  • 114.79.57.**:3128
  • 223.175.248.**:6667
  • 61.17.216.**:6667
  • 46.32.26.***:3128
  • 193.220.38.**:6667
  • 223.175.231.***:6667
  • 223.175.231.***:3128
  • 186.93.200.***:3128
  • 223.175.247.***:3128
  • 190.37.62.***:3128
  • 85.133.254.**:6667
  • 95.58.202.**:3128
  • 85.130.81.***:3128
  • 114.79.19.***:3128
  • 201.248.209.**:3128
  • 201.248.132.***:3128
  • 223.175.236.***:3128
  • 41.78.17.***:3128
  • 46.121.231.***:3128
  • 41.79.129.***:3128
  • 95.57.104.**:3128
  • 95.182.109.***:3128
  • 201.164.132.***:3128
  • 176.98.195.**:3128
  • 186.71.32.***:3128
  • 201.173.146.***:3128
  • 121.54.58.***:3128
  • 190.186.224.***:3128
  • 82.115.30.***:3128
  • 77.221.23.**:3128
  • 88.198.128.**:3128
  • 95.141.131.***:3128
  • 223.175.228.*:3128
  • 84.228.216.***:3128
  • 89.253.98.***:3128
  • 41.59.7.**:3128
  • 83.221.188.***:3128
  • 197.220.153.**:3128
  • 71.227.63.***:3128
  • 5.152.197.**:3128
  • 85.67.29.**:3128
  • hxxp://223.175.228.162/*****
  • 72.27.161.**:3128
  • 220.181.65.***:6667
  • 223.175.228.***:6667
  • 223.175.235.**:3128
  • 24.184.108.***:3128
  • 78.38.224.***:3128
  • 78.38.129.***:3128
  • 1.22.42.**:3128
  • 122.184.148.***:3128
  • 223.175.23.**:3128
  • 1[private subnet]:3128
  • 37.128.243.**:3128
  • 199.255.213.***:3128
  • 109.174.18.***:3128
  • 92.50.59.**:3128
  • 114.79.18.***:3128
  • 84.54.79.***:3128
  • 77.42.129.**:3128
  • 39.53.125.***:3128
  • 41.70.171.***:3128
  • 189.29.164.***:3128
  • 91.185.11.**:3128
  • 95.58.106.**:3128
  • 223.175.248.*:3128
  • 89.28.50.***:3128
  • 186.89.230.***:3128
  • 95.59.76.**:3128
  • 98.202.173.***:3128
  • 190.254.103.*:3128
  • 41.70.161.**:3128
  • 223.175.248.**:3128
  • 200.93.92.***:3128
  • 67.230.44.**:3128
  • 114.79.17.***:3128
  • 223.175.227.**:3128

   

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.