RDN/Qhost-Gen!bc!B915​24CC4870

This page shows details and results of our analysis on the malware RDN/Qhost-Gen!bc!B91524CC4870

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

162665

Description Added

2013-11-27

Description Modified

2013-11-27

Malware Proliferation

Characteristics

This is a Trojan

File PropertiesProperty Values
McAfee DetectionRDN/Qhost-Gen!bc
Length162665 bytes
MD5b91524cc487096d70db135c17eecc5dd
SHA1b1031b606f6fc97183339f26e92a4a6afd98254f


Other Common Detection Aliases

Company NamesDetection Names
EMSI SoftwareGen:Heur.SMHeist.2 (B)
avastWin32:Bicololo-QZ
aviraTR/Bicololo.BC
KasperskyTrojan.Win32.Bicololo.amvv
BitDefenderGen:Heur.SMHeist.2
FortiNetRiskware/Sim
MicrosoftTrojan:BAT/Qhost.AF
EsetWin32/Bicololo.A
SophosTroj/Qhost-EL
V-BusterTrojan.Bicololo!NQNkKs7v1/o (trojan)

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


ActivitiesRisk Levels
Enumerates many system files and directories.Low
Adds or modifies Internet Explorer cookiesLow
No digital signature is presentInformational


McAfee ScansScan Detections
McAfee BetaRDN/Qhost-Gen!bc
McAfee SupportedRDN/Qhost-Gen!bc



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:

B[private subnet]FC97183339F26E92A4A6AFD98254F

The following files have been added to the system:

  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Company\NewProduct\allr.bat
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Company\NewProduct\1.txt
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Company\NewProduct\Uninstall.ini
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Company\NewProduct\bat.bat
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Company\NewProduct\all3.vbs
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Company\NewProduct\all2.vbs
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Company\NewProduct\otstuk_id.txt
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Company\NewProduct\Uninstall.exe

The following files have been changed:

  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\drivers\etc\hosts

The following files were temporarily written to disk then later removed:

  • %TEMP%\$inst\temp_0.tmp
  • %TEMP%\$inst\2.tmp

The following registry elements have been created:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS SCRIPT HOST\
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS SCRIPT HOST\SETTINGS\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\UNINSTALL\NEWPRODUCT 1.00\

The following registry elements have been changed:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\UNINSTALL\NEWPRODUCT 1.00\DISPLAYICON = %PROGRAMFILES%\Company\NewProduct\Uninstall.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\UNINSTALL\NEWPRODUCT 1.00\DISPLAYNAME = NewProduct 1.00
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\UNINSTALL\NEWPRODUCT 1.00\NOMODIFY = 1
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\UNINSTALL\NEWPRODUCT 1.00\NOREPAIR = 1
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\UNINSTALL\NEWPRODUCT 1.00\UNINSTALLSTRING = %PROGRAMFILES%\Company\NewProduct\Uninstall.exe

The applications attempted the following network connection(s):

  • hxxp://ochkolenta.ru/rapid/poh/***

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