Virus Profile: W32/Eggnog.worm.gen!86057A325415

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Virus Profile information details
Risk Assessment: Home Low | Corporate Low
Date Discovered: 3/26/2013
Date Added: 3/27/2013
Origin: Unknown
Length: 41630
Type: Trojan
Subtype: Win32
DAT Required: 7025
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
Length41630 bytes

Other Common Detection Aliases

Company NamesDetection Names
AVG (GriSoft)Generic30.ADHA

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 Dreamweaver MX Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Macromedia Flash 5.0 ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Soldiers Of Anarchy Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Star Wars II Movie Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Hard Truck 18 Wheels of Steel ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Borland Delphi 6 ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\MSN Password Hacker and Stealer Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Hard Truck 18 Wheels of Steel Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Stronghold Crusader Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Dweebs 2 Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Shakira ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Deadly Dozen ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Macromedia Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\GTA 3 Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Microsoft Office XP (English) Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Elder Scrolls III Morrowind THX Brrbrr Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Hoyle Card Games 2003 Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Grand Theft Auto 3 Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\DSL Modem Uncapper Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Combat Flight Simulator 3 Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Internet and Computer Speed Booster Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Dweebs 2 Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\F1 Grand Pix 4 Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Age Of Empires 2 ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\GTA3 Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\AIM Account Stealer ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Microsoft Office XP (English) Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Prisoner Of War ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Combat Flight Simulator 3 Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Norton Utilities 2002 XP Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Tomb Raider 3 Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Industry Giant 2 Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Half-life WON ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Hacking Tool Collection Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\CloneCD Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Warcraft 3 Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Hoyle Card Games 2003 ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Quake 4 BETA Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\The Sun Of All Fears Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\MS Train Simulator Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Warcraft 3 Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Soldier Of Fortune 2 ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Age of Sail 2 ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Norton AntiVirus 2002 Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\LordOfTheRingsr Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Age Of Wonders 2 Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Free Virus Removal Toop From Symantec ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Critical Point Manga game Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Aliens versus Predator 2 Primal Hunt ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Half-life WON 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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