FakeRean-FAD!C724CC76​C3E9!C724CC76C3E9

This page shows details and results of our analysis on the malware FakeRean-FAD!C724CC76C3E9!C724CC76C3E9

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

7170 (2013-08-17)

Updated DAT

7170 (2013-08-17)

Minimum Engine

5600.1067

File Length

845824

Description Added

2013-08-18

Description Modified

2013-08-18

Malware Proliferation

Characteristics

This is a Trojan

File PropertiesProperty Values
McAfee DetectionFakeRean-FAD!C724CC76C3E9
Length845824 bytes
MD5c724cc76c3e9c7b65a606acdaa333fa3
SHA13ddb107937830594e1d288a424f78c61477e9d9d


Other Common Detection Aliases

Company NamesDetection Names
ahnlabBackdoor/Win32.Shiz
AVG (GriSoft)Crypt2.ASGZ
aviraTR/Crypt.XPACK.Gen3
KasperskyTrojan-FakeAV.Win32.Agent.ihbb
FortiNetW32/Kryptik.GU!tr
Eseta variant of Win32/Kryptik.BIFO

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


ActivitiesRisk Levels
Enumerates many system files and directories.Low
Enumerates process listLow
Displays systray popups that warn of malware related activitiesLow
Adds or modifies Internet Explorer cookiesLow
No digital signature is presentInformational


McAfee ScansScan Detections
McAfee BetaFakeRean-FAD!C724CC76C3E9
McAfee SupportedFakeRean-FAD!C724CC76C3E9



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:

3DDB[private subnet]E1D288A424F78C61477E9D9D

The following files have been added to the system:

  • %TEMP%\~DF1ACB.tmp
  • %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\GDIPFONTCACHEV1.DAT

The following registry elements have been created:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\35AF2AF4A14A11A5A97F709E54CFD916\

The following registry elements have been changed:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\35AF2AF4A14A11A5A97F709E54CFD916\FRUN = 48
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\35AF2AF4A14A11A5A97F709E54CFD916\O`LD = Houdsodu!Rdbtshux
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\35AF2AF4A14A11A5A97F709E54CFD916\Q`UI = B;]ENBTLD0]@ELHOH0/WLF]MNB@MR0]Udlq]2EEC016826921485D0E399@535G69B70566D8E8E
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\RUN\INTERNET SECURITY = %TEMP%\3DDB[private subnet]E1D288A424F78C61477E9D9D

The applications attempted the following network connection(s):

  • hxxp://saggerboy.com/twg/*****

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

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


1. Disable Windows System Restore. For instructions, please refer to: http://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.

Variants