PWS-Spyeye.e!05ADA61F​0A93

This page shows details and results of our analysis on the malware PWS-Spyeye.e!05ADA61F0A93

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

6207 (2010-12-24)

Updated DAT

6207 (2010-12-24)

Minimum Engine

5400.1158

File Length

287744

Description Added

2010-12-26

Description Modified

2010-12-26

Malware Proliferation

Characteristics

This is a Trojan

File PropertiesProperty Values
McAfee DetectionPWS-Spyeye.e
Length287744 bytes
MD505ada61f0a93a4153db63bfa5774f905
SHA10dbff8b5ac9d6c4f89b0d2a72cbe78ece0d6cec1


Other Common Detection Aliases

Company NamesDetection Names
AVG (GriSoft)Generic20.IFH
aviraTR/Crypt.ULPM.Gen
FortiNetW32/PackTDss.SK!tr
MicrosoftPWS:Win32/Zbot.gen!Y
SymantecTrojan.SpyEYE
Eseta variant of Win32/Kryptik.IEL
normanw32/suspicious_gen2.fdsiv
pandaSuspicious file
SophosMal/FakeAV-BW

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
No digital signature is presentInformational


McAfee ScansScan Detections
McAfee BetaPWS-Spyeye.e
McAfee SupportedPWS-Spyeye.e



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:

0DBFF8B5AC9D6C4F89B0D2A72CBE78ECE0D6CEC1

The following files have been added to the system:

  • %TEMP%\2208F3.dmp
  • %TEMP%\2261D1.dmp
  • %APPDATA%\Ibty\ugfi.exe
  • %APPDATA%\Zyaky\updic.tmp
  • %APPDATA%\Zyaky\updic.xae

The following registry elements have been created:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\ATVOB\
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET EXPLORER\PRIVACY\

The following registry elements have been changed:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\ATVOB\DOGEOVA = [binary data]
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET EXPLORER\PRIVACY\CLEANCOOKIES = 0
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\INTERNET SETTINGS\ZONES\0\1609 = 0
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\INTERNET SETTINGS\ZONES\1\1406 = 0
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\INTERNET SETTINGS\ZONES\1\1609 = 0
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\INTERNET SETTINGS\ZONES\2\1609 = 0
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\INTERNET SETTINGS\ZONES\3\1406 = 0
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\INTERNET SETTINGS\ZONES\3\1609 = 0
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\INTERNET SETTINGS\ZONES\4\1406 = 0
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\INTERNET SETTINGS\ZONES\4\1609 = 0
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\RUN\{5D1F89A3-A73E-BDB1-1A80-CCFD44CB9B00} = "%APPDATA%\Ibty\ugfi.exe"

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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