RDN/Generic PWS.y!vi!54F381C3FCB0

This page shows details and results of our analysis on the malware RDN/Generic PWS.y!vi!54F381C3FCB0

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

98304

Description Added

2013-10-29

Description Modified

2013-10-29

Malware Proliferation

Characteristics

This is a Trojan

File PropertiesProperty Values
McAfee DetectionRDN/Generic PWS.y!vi
Length98304 bytes
MD554f381c3fcb09d3b84d84f6b550fa765
SHA1f172f6d4de9968290490b1745cae17ef5c3795b9


Other Common Detection Aliases

Company NamesDetection Names
EMSI SoftwareGen:Variant.Barys.2005 (B)
avastMSIL:Injector-ED
AVG (GriSoft)PSW.ILSpy
aviraTR/Dropper.Gen
KasperskyHEUR:Trojan.Win32.Generic
BitDefenderGen:Variant.Barys.2005
FortiNetMSIL/Injector.PE!tr
SymantecTrojan.Zbot
EsetMSIL/Injector.BFM
normanwinpe/Troj_Generic.QKZWT

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!vi
McAfee SupportedRDN/Generic PWS.y!vi



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:

F172F6D4DE9968290490B1745CAE17EF5C3795B9

The following files have been added to the system:

  • %TEMP%\Trojan.exe
  • C:\.tmp
  • %USERPROFILE%\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\5cd8f17f4086744065eb0992a09e05a2.exe

The following registry elements have been created:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\5CD8F17F4086744065EB0992A09E05A2\

The following registry elements have been changed:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\ENVIRONMENT\SEE_MASK_NOZONECHECKS = 49
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\5CD8F17F4086744065EB0992A09E05A2\US = 64
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\RUN\5CD8F17F4086744065EB0992A09E05A2 = "%TEMP%\Trojan.exe" ..
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\RUN\5CD8F17F4086744065EB0992A09E05A2 = "%TEMP%\Trojan.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

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