Generic PWS.y!EB26D1551BDE

This page shows details and results of our analysis on the malware Generic PWS.y!EB26D1551BDE

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 Engine

5600.1067

File Length

501760

Description Added

2013-09-29

Description Modified

2013-09-29

Malware Proliferation

Characteristics

This is a Trojan

File PropertiesProperty Values
McAfee DetectionGeneric PWS.y
Length501760 bytes
MD5eb26d1551bdebd674a944ed8ba3b359f
SHA10f80f554629da03b1987db16fe4acff108af56b7


Other Common Detection Aliases

Company NamesDetection Names
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KasperskyTrojan-PSW.Win32.Agent.aeuw
BitDefenderTrojan.Crypt.ho
clamavPUA.Win32.Packer.Upx-28
Dr.WebTrojan.PWS.Stealer.1630
FortiNetW32/Agent.AESE!tr.spy
MicrosoftTrojanSpy:Win32/Keatep.B
SymantecDownloader
EsetWin32/Spy.Keatep.A trojan (variant)
normanPramro.C
SophosMal/Generic-S
Trend MicroTROJ_GEN.R021C0DIO13
vba32Trojan.PSW.17107
V-BusterTrojan.PWS.Agent!y/sD+6A997I (trojan)
Vet (Computer Associates)Win32/Maazben!generic

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


ActivitiesRisk Levels
Modifies Windows firewall settings.Medium
Enumerates many system files and directories.Low
No digital signature is presentInformational


McAfee ScansScan Detections
McAfee BetaGeneric PWS.y
McAfee SupportedGeneric PWS.y



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:

0F80F554629DA03B1987DB16FE4ACFF108AF56B7

The following registry elements have been created:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\KSLI\

The following registry elements have been changed:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\KSLI\SESSION19400 = 16
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\KSLI\SESSION19800 = 16
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\KSLI\SESSION19C00 = 16
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\KSLI\SESSION1A000 = 16
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\KSLI\SESSION1A400 = 16
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\KSLI\SESSION1A800 = 16
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\KSLI\SESSION1C000 = 16
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\KSLI\SESSION1D800 = 16
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\KSLI\SESSION25800 = 16
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\KSLI\SESSION25C00 = 16
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\KSLI\SESSION32400 = 16
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\KSLI\SESSION32C00 = 16
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\KSLI\SESSION33000 = 16
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\SHAREDACCESS\PARAMETERS\FIREWALLPOLICY\STANDARDPROFILE\AUTHORIZEDAPPLICATIONS\LIST\%TEMP%\0F80F554629DA03B1987DB16FE4ACFF108AF56B7 = %TEMP%\0F80F554629DA03B1987DB16FE4ACFF108AF56B7:*:Enabled:ipsec

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