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Virus Profile: Generic-FAEY!21618FDF3A1C

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Virus Profile information details
Risk Assessment: Home Low | Corporate Low
Date Discovered: 3/19/2013
Date Added: 3/19/2013
Origin: Unknown
Length: 307201
Type: Trojan
Subtype: -
DAT Required: 7019
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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 DetectionGeneric-FAEY!21618FDF3A1C
Length307201 bytes
MD521618fdf3a1ca95886931ea55d8cd8aa
SHA1f919cbf2df8e298bc8818ccd2c687dc2a6cb9087


Other Common Detection Aliases

Company NamesDetection Names
avastWin32:Malware-gen
AVG (GriSoft)Generic29.BERI
aviraWorm/Agent.2170901
BitDefenderWorm.Generic.388260
clamavPUA.Win32.Packer.SetupExeSection
Dr.WebTrojan.MulDrop4.6750
F-ProtW32/Agent.QP.gen!Eldorado
FortiNetW32/Naglov.OA!tr
EsetWin32/Agent.NLP worm
normanW32/Malware.AHQSQ
pandaGeneric Trojan
SophosW32/Renamer-I
Trend MicroTROJ_CABREN.SM

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


ActivitiesRisk Levels
Attempts to write file to shared locations.Low
Enumerates many system files and directories.Low
No digital signature is presentInformational


McAfee ScansScan Detections
McAfee BetaGeneric-FAEY!21618FDF3A1C
McAfee SupportedGeneric-FAEY!21618FDF3A1C



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:

F919CBF2DF8E298BC8818CCD2C687DC2A6CB9087

The following files have been added to the system:

  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Internet Explorer\Connection Wizard\OLD74.tmp
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\microsoft frontpage\version3.0\bin\fp98swin.cab
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Internet Explorer\Connection Wizard\icwconn2.cab
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\A3DUtility.cab
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Movie Maker\moviemk.cab
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\ARM\1.0\ReaderUpdater.cab
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\EXCEL.cab
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Updater6\AdobeUpdaterInstallMgr.cab
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Messenger\msmsgsin.cab
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\microsoft frontpage\version3.0\bin\OLD7B.tmp
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Internet Explorer\OLD54.tmp
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\AcroBroker.cab
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\ARM\1.0\AdobeARM.cab
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\microsoft frontpage\version3.0\bin\OLD77.tmp
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\1033\MSOHELP.cab
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Movie Maker\OLD89.tmp
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Messenger\msmsgs.cab
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Internet Explorer\iexplore.cab
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\ARM\1.0\AcrobatUpdater.cab
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Shared\DW\DW20.cab
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\ARM\1.0\AdobeARMHelper.cab
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Updater6\Adobe_Updater.cab
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\DSSM.cab
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\microsoft frontpage\version3.0\bin\fp98sadm.cab
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Internet Explorer\Connection Wizard\icwconn1.cab
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Shared\DW\DWTRIG20.cab

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

  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\AcroBroker.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\internet explorer\connection wizard\icwconn1.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\A3DUtility.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\internet explorer\connection wizard\icwconn2.exe
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\ARM\1.0\AdobeARMHelper.exe
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Updater6\Adobe_Updater.exe
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\microsoft shared\dw\dwtrig20.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\readme.1xt
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\microsoft frontpage\version3.0\bin\fp98sadm.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\internet explorer\iexplore.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\DSSM.EXE
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\EXCEL.EXE
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\1033\MSOHELP.EXE
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\microsoft shared\dw\dw20.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\movie maker\moviemk.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\messenger\msmsgsin.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\microsoft frontpage\version3.0\bin\fp98swin.exe
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Updater6\AdobeUpdaterInstallMgr.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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