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Virus Profile: Trojan-FAPX!35B7E717CF65

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Virus Profile information details
Risk Assessment: Home Low | Corporate Low
Date Discovered: 3/10/2013
Date Added: 3/10/2013
Origin: Unknown
Length: 206848
Type: Trojan
Subtype: -
DAT Required: 7009
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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 DetectionTrojan-FAPX!35B7E717CF65
Length206848 bytes
MD535b7e717cf65603f2c8fb98fb32d1244
SHA1f8c24c6486db080c2a59e2d6b6562694f61fcd10


Other Common Detection Aliases

Company NamesDetection Names
avastWin32:MalOb-IJ
AVG (GriSoft)Cryptic.EKO
aviraTR/Rootkit.Gen7
BitDefenderGen:Heur.IPZ.7
FortiNetW32/ZeroAccess.B!tr
MicrosoftTrojan:Win32/Sirefef.P
SymantecTrojan.Zeroaccess!g33
EsetWin32/Kryptik.APLW trojan (variant)
pandaTrj/Genetic.gen
risingTrojan.Sirefef!4F89
SophosMal/ZboCheMan-D

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


ActivitiesRisk Levels
Attempts to write to a memory location of a Windows system processHigh
Attempts to write to a memory location where winlogon residesHigh
Attempts to load and execute remote code in a previously loaded processMedium
Enumerates many system files and directories.Low
No digital signature is presentInformational


McAfee ScansScan Detections
McAfee BetaTrojan-FAPX!35B7E717CF65
McAfee SupportedTrojan-FAPX!35B7E717CF65



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:

F8C24C6486DB080C2A59E2D6B6562694F61FCD10

The following files have been added to the system:

  • %WINDIR%\$NtUninstallKB48399$\3260317531\L\akygdmgo
  • %WINDIR%\$NtUninstallKB48399$\867089132
  • %WINDIR%\$NtUninstallKB48399$\3260317531\@
  • %WINDIR%\$NtUninstallKB48399$:SummaryInformation

The following registry elements have been changed:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\.NETBT\IMAGEPATH = \?
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\.NETBT\START = 3
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\.NETBT\TYPE = 1

The applications attempted the following network connection(s):

  • 50.22.196.**:80

   

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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