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Virus Profile information details
Risk Assessment: Home Low | Corporate Low
Date Discovered: 7/12/2014
Date Added: 7/12/2014
Origin: Unknown
Length: 3847904
Type: Trojan
Subtype: -
DAT Required: 7496
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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 DetectionGeneric.tfr
Length3847904 bytes
MD538afb0244c446fc22cee55fc2330de61
SHA17663270d62936a50632e1f06d068fadcb901a21d


Other Common Detection Aliases

Company NamesDetection Names
avastWin32:InstallMonstr-DY [PUP]
aviraAPPL/InstallMonster.Gen
clamavPUA.Win32.Packer.Upx-28
Dr.WebTrojan.InstallMonster.242
SymantecSuspicious.Cloud.2.A
pandaPUP/InstallMonstr (hacking tool)
vba32Signed-Downware.InstallMonstr

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


ActivitiesRisk Levels
Creates one or more shortcuts (.LNK files) to provide user accessible links to start a program usually form the desktop or start menu.Low
Enumerates many system files and directories.Low
Enumerates process listLow
Attempts to send data or commands via HTTPLow
Adds or modifies Internet Explorer cookiesLow


McAfee ScansScan Detections
McAfee BetaGeneric.tfr
McAfee SupportedGeneric.tfr



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:

7663270D62936A50632E1F06D068FADCB901A21D

The following files have been added to the system:

  • %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Desktop\Download 7663270D62936A...lnk

The following registry elements have been created:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\ESENT\PROCESS\7663270D62936A50632E1F06D068FADCB901A21D\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\ESENT\PROCESS\7663270D62936A50632E1F06D068FADCB901A21D\DEBUG\

The following registry elements have been changed:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\ESENT\PROCESS\7663270D62936A50632E1F06D068FADCB901A21D\DEBUG\TRACE LEVEL
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\EVENTLOG\APPLICATION\ESENT\CATEGORYCOUNT = 16
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\EVENTLOG\APPLICATION\ESENT\CATEGORYMESSAGEFILE = %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\ESENT.dll
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\EVENTLOG\APPLICATION\ESENT\EVENTMESSAGEFILE = %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\ESENT.dll
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\EVENTLOG\APPLICATION\ESENT\TYPESSUPPORTED = 7

The applications attempted the following network connection(s):

  • 5.149.255.***:80
  • hxxp://bluekellii65.paasaa.net/api/*****

   

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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