Virus Profile: W32/Eggnog.worm.gen!C23EC460ADC3

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Virus Profile information details
Risk Assessment: Home Low | Corporate Low
Date Discovered: 2/12/2013
Date Added: 2/12/2013
Origin: Unknown
Length: 39764
Type: Trojan
Subtype: Win32
DAT Required: 6984
Removal Instructions


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 DetectionW32/Eggnog.worm.gen
Length39764 bytes

Other Common Detection Aliases

Company NamesDetection Names

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

ActivitiesRisk Levels
No digital signature is presentInformational

McAfee ScansScan Detections
McAfee BetaW32/Eggnog.worm.gen
McAfee SupportedW32/Eggnog.worm.gen

System Changes

Some path values have been replaced with environment variables as the exact location may vary with different configurations.
%WINDIR% = \WINDOWS (Windows 9x/ME/XP/Vista/7), \WINNT (Windows NT/2000)
%PROGRAMFILES% = \Program Files

The following files were analyzed:

C5757F0E11BEB736E[private subnet]EBB604FD94

The following files have been added to the system:

  • C:\My Downloads\Half-life WON Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Hitman 2 Silent Assassin Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\ Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Empire Earth Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Gladiator Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Winrar 3.2 Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Gearhead Garage Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Black And White Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\MSN Password Hacker and Stealer Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Gearhead Garage Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Valhalla Chronicles Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Free Virus Removal Toop From Symantec Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\The Sun Of All Fears Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Windows XP Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Star Wars II Movie Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Freedom Force Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Hard Truck 18 Wheels of Steel Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Need For Speed 5 Porsche Unleashed Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\International Cricket Captain 2003 Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Hard Truck 18 Wheels of Steel Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\LordOfTheRingsr Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Age of Sail 2 Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Quake 4 BETA ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Quake 3 Arena ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Mafia Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\GTA3 Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Unreal Tournament 3 ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Hitman 2 Silent Assassin Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\ ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Duke Nukem Manhattan Project Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Sudden Strike 2 ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\KaZaA Spyware Remover Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Freedom Force ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Gladiator Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Elder Scrolls III Morrowind THX Brrbrr ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Warcraft 3 Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Hacking Tool Collection Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Quake 4 BETA Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Windows XP SP1 Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Macromedia Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Neverwinter Nights ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Norton AntiVirus 2002 Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Norton AntiVirus 2002 Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\GTA3 Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Internet and Computer Speed Booster Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\ Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Warcraft 3 Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Neverwinter Nights Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Age Of Empires 2 Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Half Life Blue Shift Key Generator.exe


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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