RDN/Generic.grp!47781​54885B9

This page shows details and results of our analysis on the malware RDN/Generic.grp!4778154885B9

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

7271 (2013-11-26)

Updated DAT

7271 (2013-11-26)

Minimum Engine

5600.1067

File Length

1185742

Description Added

2013-11-27

Description Modified

2013-11-27

Malware Proliferation

Characteristics

This is a Trojan

File PropertiesProperty Values
McAfee DetectionRDN/Generic.grp
Length1185742 bytes
MD54778154885b9baed9ce49cdaf71e5905
SHA1a54a1f4f2c620d892742abd6f29a99f3c37e05ca


Other Common Detection Aliases

Company NamesDetection Names
aviraTR/Malit.eds.43
EsetRAR/Agent.L trojan
SophosW32/Malit-C

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/Generic.grp
McAfee SupportedRDN/Generic.grp



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:

A54A1F4F2C620D892742ABD6F29A99F3C37E05CA

The following files have been added to the system:

  • %USERPROFILE%\notsf\39388.WXS
  • %USERPROFILE%\notsf\2962036.PPL
  • %USERPROFILE%\notsf\Google.com
  • %USERPROFILE%\notsf\7625393.vbe
  • %USERPROFILE%\notsf\84100.ARB

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

  • %USERPROFILE%\notsf\__tmp_rar_sfx_access_check_205984

The following registry elements have been created:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS SCRIPT HOST\
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS SCRIPT HOST\SETTINGS\

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