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Virus Profile information details
Risk Assessment: Home Low | Corporate Low
Date Discovered: 11/2/2012
Date Added: 11/2/2012
Origin: Unknown
Length: 2647120
Type: Trojan
Subtype: -
DAT Required: 6884
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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
Length2647120 bytes
MD58c62fec2896f63b4745f45d369392db3
SHA1282fc59804ed6155466ff475c7bda7cac52f511e


Other Common Detection Aliases

Company NamesDetection Names
Dr.WebTrojan.DownLoader6.51028
normanW32/Suspicious_Gen4.BGGZN

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


ActivitiesRisk Levels
Attempts to download an executable file from the web.Medium
Enumerates many system files and directories.Low
Process attempts to call itself recursivelyLow
Adds or modifies Internet Explorer cookiesLow
No digital signature is presentInformational


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:

282fc59804ed6155466ff475c7bda7cac52f511e

The following files have been added to the system:

  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Optimizer Pro\OptProStart.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Optimizer Pro\OptProReminder.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Optimizer Pro\OptProLauncher.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Optimizer Pro\OptProUninstaller.exe
  • %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Start Menu\Programs\Optimizer Pro\Optimizer Pro.lnk
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Optimizer Pro\English.ini
  • %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Start Menu\Programs\Optimizer Pro\Uninstall Optimizer Pro.lnk
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Optimizer Pro\OptProSmartScan.exe
  • %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Start Menu\Programs\Optimizer Pro\Optimizer Pro on the Web.lnk
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Optimizer Pro\OptProGuard.exe
  • %TEMP%\nszE.tmp
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Optimizer Pro\OptimizerPro.chm
  • %USERPROFILE%\Desktop\Optimizer Pro.lnk
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Optimizer Pro\sqlite3.dll
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Optimizer Pro\OptProSchedule.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Optimizer Pro\scan.gif
  • %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Start Menu\Programs\Optimizer Pro\Help.lnk
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Optimizer Pro\unins000.dat
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Optimizer Pro\file_id.diz
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Optimizer Pro\OptimizerPro.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Optimizer Pro\unins000.exe
  • %TEMP%\RegistryOptimizer.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Optimizer Pro\HomePage.url

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

  • %TEMP%\OptimizerPro-GB.exe
  • %TEMP%\is-F8VM1.tmp\RegistryOptimizer.tmp
  • %TEMP%\is-LJDVR.tmp\_isetup\_RegDLL.tmp
  • %TEMP%\nspF.tmp\inetc.dll
  • %TEMP%\tmp.log
  • %TEMP%\nsuD.tmp
  • %TEMP%\nspF.tmp
  • %TEMP%\is-LJDVR.tmp\_isetup\_shfoldr.dll

The following registry elements have been created:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\OPTIMIZER PRO\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\UNINSTALL\OPTIMIZER PRO_IS1\

The following registry elements have been changed:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\RUN\OPTIMIZER PRO = %PROGRAMFILES%\Optimizer Pro\OptProLauncher.exe
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\OPTIMIZER PRO\ADSBUYNOWURL = http://pcup10.pcutilitiespro.revenuewire.net/driverpro/xsell
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\OPTIMIZER PRO\ADSDOWNLOADURL = http://filecdn.avanquest.com/rw/xsell/pcutilitiespro/pcup10/DriverPro.exe
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\OPTIMIZER PRO\BUYNOWURL = http://pcup1010mn.pcutilitiespro.revenuewire.net/optimizerpro/register
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\OPTIMIZER PRO\DELAYEDSTART = 0
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\OPTIMIZER PRO\HOMEPAGEURL = http://www.pcutilitiespro.com/
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\OPTIMIZER PRO\LANGUAGE = 1
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\OPTIMIZER PRO\SUPPORTURL = http://www.pcutilitiespro.com/support.aspx
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\OPTIMIZER PRO\UNINSTALLURL = http://pcup1010mn.pcutilitiespro.revenuewire.net/optimizerpro/special
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\OPTIMIZER PRO\USEADS = 1
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\UNINSTALL\OPTIMIZER PRO_IS1\DISPLAYNAME = Optimizer Pro v3.0
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\UNINSTALL\OPTIMIZER PRO_IS1\DISPLAYVERSION = 3.0
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\UNINSTALL\OPTIMIZER PRO_IS1\HELPLINK = http://www.pcutilitiespro.com
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\UNINSTALL\OPTIMIZER PRO_IS1\INNO SETUP: APP PATH = %PROGRAMFILES%\Optimizer Pro
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\UNINSTALL\OPTIMIZER PRO_IS1\INNO SETUP: DESELECTED TASKS
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\UNINSTALL\OPTIMIZER PRO_IS1\INNO SETUP: ICON GROUP = Optimizer Pro
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\UNINSTALL\OPTIMIZER PRO_IS1\INNO SETUP: SELECTED TASKS = desktopicon
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\UNINSTALL\OPTIMIZER PRO_IS1\INNO SETUP: SETUP VERSION = 5.3.5 (a)
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\UNINSTALL\OPTIMIZER PRO_IS1\INNO SETUP: USER = Administrator
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\UNINSTALL\OPTIMIZER PRO_IS1\INSTALLDATE = 20120723
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\UNINSTALL\OPTIMIZER PRO_IS1\INSTALLLOCATION = %PROGRAMFILES%\Optimizer Pro\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\UNINSTALL\OPTIMIZER PRO_IS1\MAJORVERSION = 3
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\UNINSTALL\OPTIMIZER PRO_IS1\MINORVERSION = 0
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\UNINSTALL\OPTIMIZER PRO_IS1\NOMODIFY = 1
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\UNINSTALL\OPTIMIZER PRO_IS1\NOREPAIR = 1
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\UNINSTALL\OPTIMIZER PRO_IS1\PUBLISHER = PC Utilities Pro
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\UNINSTALL\OPTIMIZER PRO_IS1\QUIETUNINSTALLSTRING = "%PROGRAMFILES%\Optimizer Pro\unins000.exe" /SILENT
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\UNINSTALL\OPTIMIZER PRO_IS1\UNINSTALLSTRING = "%PROGRAMFILES%\Optimizer Pro\unins000.exe"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\UNINSTALL\OPTIMIZER PRO_IS1\URLINFOABOUT = http://www.pcutilitiespro.com
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\UNINSTALL\OPTIMIZER PRO_IS1\URLUPDATEINFO = http://www.pcutilitiespro.com
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\CONTROL\SESSION MANAGER\PENDINGFILERENAMEOPERATIONS = \??\%TEMP%\nspF.tmp\

The applications attempted the following network connection(s):

  • hxxp://freeinstaller.net/*****

   

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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