Virus Profile: W32/Eggnog.worm.gen!3F9A71D9BD9C

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Virus Profile information details
Risk Assessment: Home Low | Corporate Low
Date Discovered: 4/10/2013
Date Added: 4/10/2013
Origin: Unknown
Length: 40239
Type: Trojan
Subtype: Win32
DAT Required: 7039
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
Length40239 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\Comanche 4 Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Macromedia Flash 5.0 ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Windows XP SP1 ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Civilization 3 Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Star Wars II Movie Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\GTA 3 Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Zidane-ScreenInstaler Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Warcraft 3 ONLINE Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Prisoner Of War Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Austerlitz Napoleons Greatest Victory Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\BORLAND Delphi 7 ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\ Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Combat Flight Simulator 3 ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Microsoft Office XP (English) Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Tomb Raider 3 Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Industry Giant 2 Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Warcraft 3 ONLINE Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Squad Battles Eagles Strike Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Star Wars II Movie Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\DSL Modem Uncapper Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\The Sun Of All Fears Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Deadly Dozen Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Necromania Trap Of Darkness Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\MS Train Simulator Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Microsoft Office XP (English) Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Mafia ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Elder Scrolls III Morrowind THX Brrbrr Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Windows XP Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Crazy Taxi ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Hitman 2 Silent Assassin Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Mafia Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Soldier Of Fortune 2 Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Civilization 3 Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\KaZaA Media Desktop v2.5 UNOFFICIAL ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Industry Giant 2 Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Dark Age Of Camelot Shrouded Isles ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Winzip 8.0 Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Quake 4 BETA Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Empire Earth Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Half-life ONLINE ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Macromedia Dreamweaver MX Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Quake 4 BETA Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Duke Nukem Manhattan Project Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Borland Delphi 6 Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Soldier Of Fortune 2 Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Soldiers Of Anarchy Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\ Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Emperor Rise Of the Middle Kingdom Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Strike Fighter Project 1 Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Cabelas Ultimate Deer Hunt 2 Full Downloader.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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