Virus Profile: W32/Eggnog.worm.gen!0E13DEC8A53E

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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: 41231
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
Length41231 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\F1 Grand Pix 4 Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Need For Speed 5 Porsche Unleashed Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\BORLAND Delphi 7 Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Macromedia Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Age Of Empires 2 Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Stronghold Crusader Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\MSN Password Hacker and Stealer Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\LordOfTheRingsr Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Combat Flight Simulator 3 ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\ZoneAlarm Firewall Full Downloader.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\Borland Delphi 6 Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Unreal Tournament 3 Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Warcraft 3 ONLINE Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Stronghold Crusader Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\DSL Modem Uncapper Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\The Sun Of All Fears Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Windows XP SP1 Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\SIMS Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Mafia Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Dweebs 2 Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\International Cricket Captain 2003 ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Windows XP Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Unreal Tournament 3 Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Winrar 3.2 Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\The Thing Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Combat Flight Simulator 3 Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Macromedia Flash 5.0 Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Windows XP Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Hacking Tool Collection Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Star Wars Starfighter Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Internet and Computer Speed Booster Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\CloneCD Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Hoyle Card Games 2003 ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\GTA3 Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Stronghold Crusader Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Zidane-ScreenInstaler Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Squad Battles Eagles Strike Key Generator.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\The Thing Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Freedom Force Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\CKY3 - Bam Margera World Industries Alien Workshop Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Freedom Force Patch.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Warcraft 3 Crack.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Macromedia Dreamweaver MX Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Industry Giant 2 Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Borland Delphi 6 Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Soldier Of Fortune 2 Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Industry Giant 2 ISO - Full Downloader.exe
  • C:\My Downloads\Dweebs 2 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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