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Virus Profile: W32/Eggnog.worm.gen!A35CE79D5ACA

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Virus Profile information details
Risk Assessment: Home Low | Corporate Low
Date Discovered: 1/30/2013
Date Added: 1/30/2013
Origin: Unknown
Length: 39773
Type: Trojan
Subtype: Win32
DAT Required: 6971
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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 DetectionW32/Eggnog.worm.gen
Length39773 bytes
MD5a35ce79d5aca7fcb266cd1bebe9ca443
SHA15b8a14e705889d95fa4713e6c4675f57f8e5fe06


Other Common Detection Aliases

Company NamesDetection Names
avastWin32:Malware-gen
AVG (GriSoft)Generic30.ADHA (Trojan horse)
aviraTR/Cospet.X
KasperskyP2P-Worm.Win32.Eggnog.f
BitDefenderWin32.Generic.5797
clamavWIN.Worm.Eggnog
Dr.WebWin32.HLLW.Kazaa.512
F-ProtW32/Worm.AWIJ
FortiNetW32/Eggnog.W@mm
MicrosoftWorm:Win32/Eggnog.D
SymantecW32.Nofer.A@mm
EsetWin32/Eggnog.E worm
normanW32/Malware.GIJQ
pandaBck/Poison.F
risingWorm.P2p.Win32.Eggnog.a
SophosW32/Eggnog-Fam
Trend MicroWORM_EGGNOG.SMI
vba32Trojan.Win32.Cospet.x
V-BusterTrojan.Cospet!FlzIxxaUDss (trojan)
Vet (Computer Associates)Win32/Eggnog.F

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


ActivitiesRisk Levels
No digital signature is presentInformational


McAfee ScansScan Detections
McAfee BetaW32/Eggnog.worm.gen
McAfee SupportedW32/Eggnog.worm.gen



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:

5B8A14E705889D95FA4713E6C4675F57F8E5FE06

The following files have been added to the system:

  • C:\My Downloads\Macromedia ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\GTA3 ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Hitman 2 Silent Assassin Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Comanche 4 Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Hard Truck 18 Wheels of Steel ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Shakira Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Gladiator Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\GTA 3 Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Windows XP SP1 Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Half-life ONLINE Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Star Wars Starfighter Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Freedom Force Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Industry Giant 2 Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Austerlitz Napoleons Greatest Victory Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Black And White ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Prisoner Of War Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\The Thing Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Necromania Trap Of Darkness Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\SIMS Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Age Of Wonders 2 ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\AIM Account Stealer Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\BORLAND Delphi 7 Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Macromedia Flash 5.0 ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Free Virus Removal Tool From Symantec Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Windows XP Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\The Neverending Story Part I Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Battle.net Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Tomb Raider 3 Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Industry Giant 2 Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Sudden Strike 2 Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Hitman 2 Silent Assassin ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Mafia ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Borland Delphi 6 Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\ZoneAlarm Firewall Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Windows XP SP1 Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Neverwinter Nights Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Industry Giant 2 Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Norton Utilities 2002 XP ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Free Virus Removal Tool From Symantec Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Macromedia Dreamweaver MX Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Age Of Wonders 2 Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\CloneCD Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Grand Prix 4 Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Black And White Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Civilization 3 Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\AikaQuest3Hentai Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Comanche 4 ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Clive Barkers Undying Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Crazy Taxi ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Macromedia Dreamweaver MX Key Generator.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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