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Virus Profile: RDN/Generic StartPage!bt!2F20CE784240

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Virus Profile information details
Risk Assessment: Home Low | Corporate Low
Date Discovered: 12/19/2013
Date Added: 12/19/2013
Origin: Unknown
Length: 182642
Type: Trojan
Subtype: -
DAT Required: 7293
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 StartPage!bt
Length182642 bytes
MD52f20ce784240777cb36578a619f5905a
SHA1259096c52721db9d4f3458435bd648916fb62085


Other Common Detection Aliases

Company NamesDetection Names
KasperskyTrojan.NSIS.StartPage.dh
BitDefenderGen:Trojan.StartPage.luY@aq1TKzii (suspected)
normanStartpage.WTF
Trend MicroTROJ_GEN.R0CBH07LE13

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


ActivitiesRisk Levels
Enumerates many system files and directories.Low
No digital signature is presentInformational


McAfee ScansScan Detections
McAfee BetaRDN/Generic StartPage!bt
McAfee SupportedRDN/Generic StartPage!bt



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:

259096C52721DB9D4F3458435BD648916FB62085

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

  • %TEMP%\nsx9.tmp\NSISdl.dll
  • %TEMP%\nsx9.tmp\System.dll
  • %TEMP%\nsx9.tmp\t
  • %TEMP%\nsx9.tmp\A
  • %TEMP%\nsx9.tmp
  • %TEMP%\nss8.tmp

The following registry elements have been changed:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET EXPLORER\MAIN\START PAGE = http://www.hao123.com/?tn=93318230_hao_pg

The applications attempted the following network connection(s):

  • 175.195.249.***:5735
  • 175.195.249.***:9282
  • hxxp://cv2.kantule.net/*****

   

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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