RDN/Generic PWS.y!oz!8F301F1175CC

This page shows details and results of our analysis on the malware RDN/Generic PWS.y!oz!8F301F1175CC

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

7073 (2013-05-12)

Updated DAT

7073 (2013-05-12)

Minimum Engine

5400.1158

File Length

117248

Description Added

2013-05-13

Description Modified

2013-05-13

Malware Proliferation

Characteristics

This is a Trojan

File PropertiesProperty Values
McAfee DetectionRDN/Generic PWS.y!oz
Length117248 bytes
MD58f301f1175cc1c616dc2ed3a23dc5b74
SHA1478c3cde9d2bb2b5a769e988633023034e4e3fe4


Other Common Detection Aliases

Company NamesDetection Names
avastWin32:Jorik-TA [Trj]
AVG (GriSoft)PSW.ILSpy
aviraTR/Spy.Gen8
BitDefenderGen:Variant.Kazy.132408
Dr.WebTrojan.DownLoader7.22173
FortiNetW32/Generic!tr
MicrosoftTrojan:Win32/Sisron
SymantecSuspicious.Cloud.2
EsetMSIL/Bladabindi.O trojan (variant)
normanSuspicious_Gen4.DVUGV
pandaTrj/CI.A
risingBackdoor.Bot!4E4F
Trend MicroTROJ_GEN.R21H1E8
vba32Trojan.MSIL.Zapchast

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


ActivitiesRisk Levels
Enumerates many system files and directories.Low
Process attempts to call itself recursivelyLow
Adds or modifies Internet Explorer cookiesLow
No digital signature is presentInformational


McAfee ScansScan Detections
McAfee BetaRDN/Generic PWS.y!oz
McAfee SupportedRDN/Generic PWS.y!oz



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:

478C3CDE9D2BB2B5A769E988633023034E4E3FE4

The following files have been added to the system:

  • %TEMP%\winrarr.exe
  • %TEMP%\winrarr.exe.tmp
  • %USERPROFILE%\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\5c6890b41975f29a2f4d23199700373e.exe

The following registry elements have been created:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\5C6890B41975F29A2F4D23199700373E\

The following registry elements have been changed:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\ENVIRONMENT\SEE_MASK_NOZONECHECKS = 49
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\5C6890B41975F29A2F4D23199700373E\US = 64
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\RUN\5C6890B41975F29A2F4D23199700373E = "%TEMP%\winrarr.exe" ..
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\RUN\5C6890B41975F29A2F4D23199700373E = "%TEMP%\winrarr.exe" ..

The applications attempted the following network connection(s):

  • 79.124.66.***:1177
  • 188.121.232.*:1177
  • 197.207.127.**:1177

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.

Variants