Virus Profile: PWS-FALI!25EEA79A1223

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Virus Profile information details
Risk Assessment: Home Low | Corporate Low
Date Discovered: 3/26/2013
Date Added: 3/27/2013
Origin: Unknown
Length: 204822
Type: Trojan
Subtype: Password Stealer
DAT Required: 7025
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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-FALI!25EEA79A1223
Length204822 bytes
MD525eea79a12235371341312bd474a6ce8
SHA13642b86d18d67265a30f3a89574f54e0aacfff16


Other Common Detection Aliases

Company NamesDetection Names
avastWin32:Agent-APWI
AVG (GriSoft)PSW.Generic10.CIAZ
aviraTR/ATRAPS.Gen
BitDefenderGen:Variant.Graftor.73665
Dr.WebTrojan.MulDrop4.25899
F-ProtW32/Agent.QC.gen!Eldorado
FortiNetW32/Alyak.F!tr
MicrosoftTrojanDownloader:Win32/Kanav.G
SymantecTrojan.Gen
normanW32/Alyak.A
pandaSuspicious
risingTrojan.Alyak!4C53
Trend MicroTROJ_SPNR.0BC813
vba32Trojan.Downloader.gen.h
V-BusterTrojan.Alyak!mnIC7BmUS9Y (trojan)

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
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
No digital signature is presentInformational


McAfee ScansScan Detections
McAfee BetaPWS-FALI!25EEA79A1223
McAfee SupportedPWS-FALI!25EEA79A1223



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:

3642B86D18D67265A30F3A89574F54E0AACFFF16

The following files have been added to the system:

  • %TEMP%\1.bat
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Apple\Mobile Device Support\apple.exe
  • %TEMP%\DD6B1.exe

The following registry elements have been created:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\ACTIVE SETUP\INSTALLED COMPONENTS\{44A3A4A9-4F76-CE32-2FF8-963F23DD90B9}\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\ACTIVE SETUP\INSTALLED COMPONENTS\{C458898B-E425-C120-38D2-5AAC509FBD91}\

The following registry elements have been changed:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\ACTIVE SETUP\INSTALLED COMPONENTS\{44A3A4A9-4F76-CE32-2FF8-963F23DD90B9}\STUBPATH = %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Apple\Mobile Device Support\apple.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\ACTIVE SETUP\INSTALLED COMPONENTS\{C458898B-E425-C120-38D2-5AAC509FBD91}\STUBPATH = %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Apple\Mobile Device Support\apple.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\OLE\VERSION = 70
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\CONTROL\SESSION MANAGER\PENDINGFILERENAMEOPERATIONS = \??\C:\ver.exe

The applications attempted the following network connection(s):

  • 121.78.127.**:80
  • hxxp://akxkalx1.blog.163.com/rss/
  • hxxp://blog.daum.net/xml/rss/*****

   

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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