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Virus Profile: PWS-Zbot.gen.xd!98A88128D644

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Virus Profile information details
Risk Assessment: Home Low | Corporate Low
Date Discovered: 2/12/2013
Date Added: 2/12/2013
Origin: Unknown
Length: 191992
Type: Trojan
Subtype: Password Stealer
DAT Required: 6984
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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.xd
Length191992 bytes
MD598a88128d6446dfa4fe7050e0ac32cdd
SHA1b5692ace71dbe2b6de7698a6e4a4f4dde349f67c


Other Common Detection Aliases

Company NamesDetection Names
avastWin32:Reveton-LW [Trj]
AVG (GriSoft)Pakes.LVP (Trojan horse)
aviraTR/Spy.ZBot.akh.1.1
BitDefenderTrojan.Generic.KDZ.5186
Dr.WebTrojan.PWS.Stealer.1932
FortiNetW32/Zbot.DHN!tr
MicrosoftPWS:Win32/Fareit.gen!I [generic]
EsetWin32/Kryptik.ASUX trojan (variant)
normanZBot.DXPK
pandaTrj/Dtcontx.A
SophosTroj/Zbot-DVC
Trend MicroTROJ_GEN.R47CDAO

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


ActivitiesRisk Levels
Attempts to connect to a high risk domain that may pose a security risk.High
Attempts to download an executable file from the web.Medium
Enumerates many system files and directories.Low
Attempts to send data or commands via HTTPLow
Process attempts to call itself recursivelyLow
Adds or modifies Internet Explorer cookiesLow


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



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:

B5692ACE71DBE2B6DE7698A6E4A4F4DDE349F67C

The following files have been added to the system:

  • %TEMP%\WER23.tmp.dir00\appcompat.txt
  • %TEMP%\50566.dmp
  • %TEMP%\WER24.tmp
  • %TEMP%\WER24.tmp.dir00\appcompat.txt
  • %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Address Book\Administrator.wab
  • %TEMP%\529E6.dmp
  • %APPDATA%\Moqufa
  • %TEMP%\319781.exe
  • %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\geenxu.ach
  • %TEMP%\55A7B.dmp
  • %TEMP%\323250.exe
  • %TEMP%\WER23.tmp

The following files were temporarily written to disk then later removed:

  • %TEMP%\339968.bat
  • %TEMP%\WER22.tmp
  • %APPDATA%\Moqufa\ixjy.exe
  • %TEMP%\WER22.tmp.dir00\appcompat.txt

The following registry elements have been created:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\CEYP\
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\ACTIVE DIRECTORY GC\
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\BIGFOOT\
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\VERISIGN\
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\WHOWHERE\
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WAB\
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WAB\WAB4\
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WAB\WAB4\WAB FILE NAME\

The following registry elements have been changed:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\IDENTITIES\IDENTITY ORDINAL = 2
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\IDENTITIES\LAST USER ID = {D47E487F-702B-475C-B6B6-EF78A72CD682}
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\IDENTITIES\LAST USERNAME = Main Identity
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\CEYP\2139492 = nUKiU1oq272GD9dq
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\CEYP\224JJ28C = QR3HU6EHvr3iD+Jq
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\CEYP\5C7FIC8 = 1405567742
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\DEFAULT LDAP ACCOUNT = Active Directory GC
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\SERVER ID = 4
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\PRECONFIGVER = 4
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\PRECONFIGVERNTDS = 1
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\ACTIVE DIRECTORY GC\ACCOUNT NAME = Active Directory
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\ACTIVE DIRECTORY GC\LDAP AUTHENTICATION = 2
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\ACTIVE DIRECTORY GC\LDAP BIND DN = 0
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\ACTIVE DIRECTORY GC\LDAP PORT = 3268
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\ACTIVE DIRECTORY GC\LDAP RESOLVE FLAG = 1
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\ACTIVE DIRECTORY GC\LDAP SEARCH BASE = NULL
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\ACTIVE DIRECTORY GC\LDAP SEARCH RETURN = 100
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\ACTIVE DIRECTORY GC\LDAP SECURE CONNECTION = 0
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\ACTIVE DIRECTORY GC\LDAP SERVER = NULL
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\ACTIVE DIRECTORY GC\LDAP SERVER ID = 0
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\ACTIVE DIRECTORY GC\LDAP SIMPLE SEARCH = 0
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\ACTIVE DIRECTORY GC\LDAP TIMEOUT = 60
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\ACTIVE DIRECTORY GC\LDAP USER NAME = NULL
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\BIGFOOT\ACCOUNT NAME = Bigfoot Internet Directory Service
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\BIGFOOT\LDAP AUTHENTICATION = 0
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\BIGFOOT\LDAP LOGO = %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Services\bigfoot.bmp
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\BIGFOOT\LDAP SEARCH RETURN = 100
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\BIGFOOT\LDAP SERVER = ldap.bigfoot.com
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\BIGFOOT\LDAP SERVER ID = 1
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\BIGFOOT\LDAP SIMPLE SEARCH = 1
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\BIGFOOT\LDAP TIMEOUT = 60
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\BIGFOOT\LDAP URL = http://www.bigfoot.com
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\VERISIGN\ACCOUNT NAME = VeriSign Internet Directory Service
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\VERISIGN\LDAP AUTHENTICATION = 0
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\VERISIGN\LDAP LOGO = %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Services\verisign.bmp
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\VERISIGN\LDAP SEARCH BASE = NULL
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\VERISIGN\LDAP SEARCH RETURN = 100
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\VERISIGN\LDAP SERVER = directory.verisign.com
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\VERISIGN\LDAP SERVER ID = 2
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\VERISIGN\LDAP SIMPLE SEARCH = 1
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\VERISIGN\LDAP TIMEOUT = 60
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\VERISIGN\LDAP URL = http://www.verisign.com
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\WHOWHERE\ACCOUNT NAME = WhoWhere Internet Directory Service
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\WHOWHERE\LDAP AUTHENTICATION = 0
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\WHOWHERE\LDAP LOGO = %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Services\whowhere.bmp
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\WHOWHERE\LDAP SEARCH RETURN = 100
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\WHOWHERE\LDAP SERVER = ldap.whowhere.com
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\WHOWHERE\LDAP SERVER ID = 3
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\WHOWHERE\LDAP SIMPLE SEARCH = 1
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\WHOWHERE\LDAP TIMEOUT = 60
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\WHOWHERE\LDAP URL = http://www.whowhere.com
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WAB\WAB4\OLKCONTACTREFRESH = 0
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WAB\WAB4\OLKFOLDERREFRESH = 0
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\RUN\{93A7E379-6914-AD79-B517-5EEB90A17DF9} = "%APPDATA%\Moqufa\ixjy.exe"
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\WINRAR\2B4F69B0F4B7530DA3BE7712BFA16A5E = 1702195828
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\WINRAR\HWID = {0538F73A-6602-4366-A67F-949AF312CAE4}

The applications attempted the following network connection(s):

  • 89.42.216.***:80
  • 74.91.117.**:80
  • 50.116.16.**:80
  • 195.8.66.**:80
  • hxxp://ercumentsubasi.com/*****
  • hxxp://74.91.117.49/forum/*****

   

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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