Virus Profile: PWS-Zbot.gen.oj!55E7E4CC0574

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Virus Profile information details
Risk Assessment: Home Low | Corporate Low
Date Discovered: 12/18/2013
Date Added: 12/18/2013
Origin: Unknown
Length: 131728
Type: Trojan
Subtype: Password Stealer
DAT Required: 7292
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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-Zbot.gen.oj
Length131728 bytes
MD555e7e4cc05748f5784d52db8ffd668d0
SHA1e613e68dec6bc99520d853fce2514b4ab140ef67


Other Common Detection Aliases

Company NamesDetection Names
ahnlabTrojan/Win32.Zbot
avastSf:Bancos-D [Trj]
AVG (GriSoft)PSW.Generic12.QUP (Trojan horse)
aviraTR/Dropper.VB.6149
KasperskyTrojan-PSW.Win32.Tepfer.srtr
BitDefenderTrojan.GenericKD.1447132
Dr.WebTrojan.DownLoader10.61197
F-ProtW32/Trojan3.GST
FortiNetW32/Tepfer.SRTR!tr.pws
Microsofttrojan:win32/malagent
SymantecSuspicious.Cloud.2.A
EsetWin32/CoinMiner.FN trojan
normanTroj_Generic.RPSDJ
pandaTrj/Downloader.WKY
SophosTroj/Agent-ADBJ
Trend MicroTROJ_DELF.SYX
vba32TrojanPSW.Tepfer
V-BusterTrojan.PWS.Tepfer!ZGo6yOVgezY (trojan)
Vet (Computer Associates)Win32/Tnega.bQcIfe

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


ActivitiesRisk Levels
Attempts to write to a memory location of a previously loaded process.Medium
Enumerates many system files and directories.Low
Process attempts to call itself recursivelyLow
Adds or modifies Internet Explorer cookiesLow
Attempts to write to a memory location of an unknown processLow
No digital signature is presentInformational


McAfee ScansScan Detections
McAfee BetaPWS-Zbot.gen.oj
McAfee SupportedPWS-Zbot.gen.oj



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:

E613E68DEC6BC99520D853FCE2514B4AB140EF67

The following files have been added to the system:

  • %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\OpenMin\miner\pthreadGC2.dll
  • %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\OpenMin\wincheck.vbs
  • %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\OpenMin\reader.exe
  • %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\OpenMin\mn.zip
  • %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\OpenMin\miner\start.bat
  • %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\OpenMin\miner\libcurl-4.dll
  • %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\OpenMin\miner\service.exe
  • %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\OpenMin\miner\zlib1.dll

The following registry elements have been changed:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\RUN\OPENMIN = %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\OpenMin\wincheck.vbs

The applications attempted the following network connection(s):

  • hxxp://cleanconsciencestore.com/cgi/*****
  • 64.237.35.**:3333
  • 67.211.197.**:80

   

Please use the following instructions for all supported versions of Windows:


1. Disable Windows System Restore. For instructions, please refer to: http://www.mcafee.com/us/downloads/free-tools/disabling-system-restore.aspx

2. Update your McAfee Anti-Virus product to the latest version (when possible), and ensure the latest DAT and Engine and any applicable EXTRA.DATs are installed.

3. Run a full system scan. (On-Demand Scan)

4. Reboot, as soon as it is convenient, to ensure all malicious components are removed.

   

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