Generic StartPage!A559E25CAE4​2

This page shows details and results of our analysis on the malware Generic StartPage!A559E25CAE42

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

86016

Description Added

2014-08-11

Description Modified

2014-08-11

Malware Proliferation

Characteristics

This is a Trojan

File PropertiesProperty Values
McAfee DetectionGeneric StartPage
Length86016 bytes
MD5a559e25cae4222e54802f21e5d202dd0
SHA14ceacc8d9f7da62f082f63b3e9d0700dfa83760c


Other Common Detection Aliases

Company NamesDetection Names
EMSI SoftwareTrojan.Dropper.UAU (B)
ahnlabTrojan/Win32.PbBot
avastWin32:Downloader-LXX
AVG (GriSoft)Generic23.BMTG (Trojan horse)
aviraTR/Popureb.B.20
KasperskyTrojan.Win32.Scar.ejkj
BitDefenderGen:Variant.Graftor.2529
clamavPUA.Win32.Packer.Winupack
Dr.WebTrojan.DownLoader11.5691
F-ProtW32/Popwin.B.gen!Eldorado
FortiNetW32/Scar.ENA!tr
Microsofttrojan:win32/popureb.b
SymantecTrojan.Gen
EsetWin32/Ghodow.NAL
normanwin32/Startpage.ALTD
pandaTrj/Genetic.gen
risingTrojan.Win32.Generic.13F24AE0!334645984
SophosMal/Behav-116
Trend MicroTROJ_POPUREB.SM
vba32Trojan.Scar
V-BusterTrojan.Ghodow!qzMoVFGUIfc (trojan)
Vet (Computer Associates)Win32/Scar.ZF

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


ActivitiesRisk Levels
Enumerates many system files and directories.Low
Enumerates process listLow
Attempts to write to a memory location of an unknown processLow
No digital signature is presentInformational


McAfee ScansScan Detections
McAfee BetaGeneric StartPage
McAfee SupportedGeneric StartPage



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:

Pop_bmw.exe

The following files have been added to the system:

  • %TEMP%\MoonHare_jop.tmp
  • C:\TVCdyt.tmp

The following registry elements have been created:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\360SE_PC_\

The following registry elements have been changed:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\360SE_PC_\D = 496
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\360SE_PC_\M = 423
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\360SE_PC_\Y = 4162

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