Virus Profile: W32/Eggnog.worm.gen!C0B718C53E5E

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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: 39365
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
Length39365 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:


The following files have been added to the system:

  • C:\My Downloads\Macromedia Flash 5.0 ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Sudden Strike 2 Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\GTA 3 Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Macromedia Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\The Eye Of Kraken Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Star Wars II Movie Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Age Of Empires 2 Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\MoviezChannelsInstaler Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Cabelas Ultimate Deer Hunt 2 Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Winzip 8.0 Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Winrar 3.2 Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Half-life ONLINE Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Tomb Raider 3 ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Quake 4 BETA Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\The Sun Of All Fears Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Squad Battles Eagles Strike Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Grand Theft Auto 3 Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Comanche 4 Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\MoviezChannelsInstaler Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Winrar 3.2 Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Hitman 2 Silent Assassin ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\SIMS Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\The Thing Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Crazy Taxi Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\AIM Account Stealer Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\International Cricket Captain 2003 Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Quake 4 BETA ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Deadly Dozen Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Warcraft 3 Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\The Neverending Story Part I Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\MoviezChannelsInstaler ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\F1 Grand Pix 4 Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Duke Nukem Manhattan Project Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Tomb Raider 3 Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Austerlitz Napoleons Greatest Victory Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Hacking Tool Collection Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Comanche 4 Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Black And White ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Age of Sail 2 Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Warcraft 3 ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Microsoft Office XP (English) Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Internet and Computer Speed Booster Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Dark Age Of Camelot Shrouded Isles Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Civilization 3 Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Warcraft 3 Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Borland Delphi 6 Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\GTA3 Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Free Virus Removal Toop From Symantec ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\ZoneAlarm Firewall Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Emperor Rise Of the Middle Kingdom Patch.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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