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Virus Profile: W32/Eggnog.worm.gen!8E175F638295

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Virus Profile information details
Risk Assessment: Home Low | Corporate Low
Date Discovered: 4/10/2013
Date Added: 4/10/2013
Origin: Unknown
Length: 40472
Type: Trojan
Subtype: Win32
DAT Required: 7039
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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
Length40472 bytes
MD58e175f638295e0f38f58d7cef7594d16
SHA121b8bd64c2e3dcfb635b0189991556ec2f860a6c


Other Common Detection Aliases

Company NamesDetection Names
ahnlabWin32/Eggnog.worm.32399
avastWin32:Malware-gen
AVG (GriSoft)Generic30.ADHA
aviraTR/Cospet.X
KasperskyP2P-Worm.Win32.Eggnog.f
Dr.WebWin32.HLLW.Kazaa.512
FortiNetW32/Eggnog.W@mm
MicrosoftWorm:Win32/Eggnog.D
SymantecW32.Nofer.A@mm
EsetWin32/Eggnog.E
normanW32/Malware.GIJQ
SophosW32/Eggnog-Fam
Trend MicroWORM_EGGNOG.SMI
vba32Worm.Eggnog

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:

21B8BD64C2E3DCFB635B0189991556EC2F860A6C

The following files have been added to the system:

  • C:\My Downloads\Star Wars II Movie Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Hard Truck 18 Wheels of Steel ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Zidane-ScreenInstaler Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\AIM Account Stealer Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Gladiator Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Warcraft 3 Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Freedom Force Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\LordOfTheRingsr Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Age Of Wonders 2 Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\DSL Modem Uncapper ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Soldiers Of Anarchy ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Borland Delphi 6 Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Winrar 3.2 ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Winzip 8.0 Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Cat Attacks Child Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Unreal Tournament 3 Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Warcraft 3 battle.net Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Cat Attacks Child Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\The Neverending Story Part I Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Warcraft 3 battle.net ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Industry Giant 2 Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Windows XP Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Elder Scrolls III Morrowind THX Brrbrr Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Winzip 8.0 ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Civilization 3 ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Sudden Strike 2 Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Hitman 2 Silent Assassin Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\CloneCD Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Free Virus Removal Toop From Symantec Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Quake 3 Arena Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\MoviezChannelsInstaler Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\The Neverending Story Part I ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Winrar 3.2 Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\KaZaA Spyware Remover Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Hoyle Card Games 2003 ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\BORLAND Delphi 7 ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\The Eye Of Kraken Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Squad Battles Eagles Strike Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Warcraft 3 battle.net Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Cat Attacks Child Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Dark Age Of Camelot Shrouded Isles Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Macromedia Dreamweaver MX Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Xbox.info ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Star Wars Starfighter Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Warcraft 3 ONLINE Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Macromedia Flash 5.0 Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\The Eye Of Kraken ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Red Ace Squadron ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Xbox.info Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Norton Utilities 2002 XP 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.