Virus Profile: RDN/Generic Dropper!po!8A6BD0B5640B

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Virus Profile information details
Risk Assessment: Home Low | Corporate Low
Date Discovered: 7/13/2013
Date Added: 7/13/2013
Origin: Unknown
Length: 112394
Type: Trojan
Subtype: -
DAT Required: 7135
Removal Instructions
   
 
 
   

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 DetectionRDN/Generic Dropper!po
Length112394 bytes
MD58a6bd0b5640ba47db371265c88c01c11
SHA113c11d505a097f1225f3920e58f895bc95f4287c


Other Common Detection Aliases

Company NamesDetection Names
ahnlabTrojan/Win32.Scar
avastWin32:Malware-gen
aviraTR/Rootkit.Gen
KasperskyTrojan.Win32.Scar.hqgs
Dr.WebTrojan.Siggen5.34354
MicrosoftTrojan:Win32/Sisron
SymantecTrojan.Gen
EsetWin32/VB.NXB
SophosMal/Behav-031
vba32TScope.Trojan.VB

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


ActivitiesRisk Levels
Attempts to modify the hosts file. This could be used to map hostnames different IP addresses redirecting traffic to an alternate location.High
Enumerates many system files and directories.Low
Enumerates process listLow
Adds or modifies Internet Explorer cookiesLow
No digital signature is presentInformational


McAfee ScansScan Detections
McAfee BetaRDN/Generic Dropper!po
McAfee SupportedRDN/Generic Dropper!po



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:

13C11D505A097F1225F3920E58F895BC95F4287C

The following files have been added to the system:

  • %PROGRAMFILES%\QQNews\QQNews.exe
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\drivers\etc\hosts

The following files have been changed:

  • %TEMP%orary Internet Files\Content.IE5\index.dat

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

  • %TEMP%\UG1A.tmp
  • %TEMP%\UG1B.tmp

The following registry elements have been changed:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\RUN\QQNEWS = [binary data]

The applications attempted the following network connection(s):

  • 61.147.113.**:2211
  • 218.75.155.**:833
  • 219.136.245.***:80
  • hxxp://218.75.155.13:833/*****

   

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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