Virus Profile: Generic Downloader.x!432C9DAEB86A

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Virus Profile information details
Risk Assessment: Home Low | Corporate Low
Date Discovered: 1/17/2015
Date Added: 1/17/2015
Origin: Unknown
Length: 13312
Type: Trojan
Subtype: -
DAT Required: N/A
Removal Instructions
   
 
 
   

Description

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 DetectionGeneric Downloader.x
Length13312 bytes
MD5432c9daeb86ae6c31faa9fb2fdb08aa1
SHA1af7888412bc6c1c473bb7a73e49290ac05d41be6


Other Common Detection Aliases

Company NamesDetection Names
EMSI SoftwareGen:Variant.Kazy.450213 (B)
avastWin32:Malware-gen
aviraTR/Downloader.A.7487
KasperskyTrojan-Downloader.MSIL.Banload.nj
BitDefenderGen:Variant.Kazy.450213
FortiNetMSIL/Agent.AIG!tr.dldr
normanTroj_Generic.YCYAR
Trend MicroTROJ_GEN.R047H09AG15

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


ActivitiesRisk Levels
Attempts to download an executable file from the web.Medium
Enumerates many system files and directories.Low
Process attempts to call itself recursivelyLow
No digital signature is presentInformational


McAfee ScansScan Detections
McAfee BetaGeneric Downloader.x
McAfee SupportedGeneric Downloader.x



System Changes

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


The following files were analyzed:

432c9daeb86ae6c31faa9fb2fdb08aa1.bin

The following files have been added to the system:

  • %TEMP%\ss.png
  • %TEMP%\aa
  • %USERPROFILE%\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\xqwsxdefcas.exe

The following files were temporarily written to disk then later removed:

  • %TEMP%\autBE.tmp
  • %TEMP%\autBD.tmp

The applications attempted the following network connection(s):

  • hxxp://microcost.ch/media/jogonovo/*****
  • hxxp://fytdeco.com.ar/images/_vti_cnf/xml/sol/*****

   

Please use the following instructions for all supported versions of Windows:


1. Disable Windows System Restore. For instructions, please refer to: https://www.mcafee.com/us/downloads/free-tools/disabling-system-restore.aspx

2. Update your McAfee Anti-Virus product to the latest version (when possible), and ensure the latest DAT and Engine and any applicable EXTRA.DATs are installed.

3. Run a full system scan. (On-Demand Scan)

4. Reboot, as soon as it is convenient, to ensure all malicious components are removed.

   

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