PWS-FAFF!2D5D13861579​!5554837A970F

This page shows details and results of our analysis on the malware PWS-FAFF!2D5D13861579!5554837A970F

Overview

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.


Minimum DAT

7032 (2013-04-01)

Updated DAT

7032 (2013-04-01)

Minimum Engine

5400.1158

File Length

180525

Description Added

2013-04-02

Description Modified

2013-04-02

Malware Proliferation

Characteristics

This is a Trojan

File PropertiesProperty Values
McAfee DetectionPWS-FAFF!2D5D13861579
Length180525 bytes
MD55554837a970fc24ea46bdc53778e286c
SHA1511caafa353be131602a637e79946edccddd9153


Other Common Detection Aliases

Company NamesDetection Names
AVG (GriSoft)Agent4.GFC
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BitDefenderTrojan.Generic.8564277
clamavWin.Trojan.Agent-160162
Dr.WebTrojan.KillProc.20730
F-ProtW32/OnlineGames.CQ.gen!Eldorado
FortiNetW32/Redosdru.BED!tr
MicrosoftTrojan:Win32/Agent.KU
SymantecTrojan.Gen
EsetWin32/Redosdru.EE
normanW32/Troj_Generic.GBUBH
risingBackdoor.Zegost!4AE9
SophosTroj/Zegost-BK
Trend MicroBKDR_INJECT.SMJ
vba32Trojan.Genome.aksnd
V-BusterTrojan.Farfli!cfnYPotX/Dk (trojan)
Vet (Computer Associates)Win32/Gosht.AY

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


ActivitiesRisk Levels
Enumerates many system files and directories.Low
No digital signature is presentInformational


McAfee ScansScan Detections
McAfee BetaPWS-FAFF!2D5D13861579
McAfee SupportedPWS-FAFF!2D5D13861579



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:

511CAAFA353BE131602A637E79946EDCCDDD9153

The following files have been added to the system:

  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\winnie.cmd

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

  • %WINDIR%\hfsetemp.ini
  • %WINDIR%\svchost.txt
  • %WINDIR%\Svchost.reg

The following registry elements have been created:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\RSPDATES APXPLICATIOAN\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\RSPDATES APXPLICATIOAN\PARAMETERS\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SVCHOST\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\RSPDATES APXPLICATIOAN\PARAMETERS\

The following registry elements have been changed:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\RSPDATES APXPLICATIOAN\PARAMETERS\SERVICEDLL = %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\winnie.cmd
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\RSPDATES APXPLICATIOAN\PARAMETERS\SERVICEMAIN = aoxiang
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SVCHOST\NETSVCS = 6to4 AppMgmt AudioSrv Browser CryptSvc DMServer DHCP ERSvc EventSystem FastUserSwitchingCompatibility HidServ Ias Iprip Irmon LanmanServer LanmanWorkstation Messenger Netman Nla Ntmssvc NWCWorkstation Nwsapagent Rasauto Rasman Remoteaccess Schedule Seclogon SENS Sharedaccess SRService Tapisrv Themes TrkWks W32Time WZCSVC Wmi WmdmPmSp winmgmt TermService wuauserv BITS ShellHWDetection helpsvc uploadmgr Rspdates Apxplicatioan
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\RSPDATES APXPLICATIOAN\CONNECTGROUP = 121
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\RSPDATES APXPLICATIOAN\DESCRIPTION = [binary data]
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\RSPDATES APXPLICATIOAN\PARAMETERS\SERVICEDLL

Symptoms

This symptoms of this detection are the files, registry, and network communication referenced in the characteristics section.

Method 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.

Removal

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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