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FakeAlert-SpyPro.gen.bb!8B3326B774BC

FakeAlert-SpyPro.gen.bb!8B3326B774BC

Threat Detail

  • Malware Type: Trojan
  • Malware Sub-type: N/A
  • Protection Added: 2010-12-20

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

5400.1158

File Length

322560

Description Added

2010-12-20

Description Modified

2010-12-20

Malware Proliferation

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This is a Trojan

File PropertiesProperty Values
McAfee DetectionFakeAlert-SpyPro.gen.bb
Length322560 bytes
MD58b3326b774bc12c2711cd2be341f1de6
SHA1d7b64d3fb90f62df6ec1ba557e4d765d34cb5dd0


ActivitiesRisk Levels
Enumerates many system files and directories.Low
Displays systray popups that warn of malware related activitiesLow
Process attempts to call itself recursivelyLow
Adds or modifies Internet Explorer cookiesLow
No digital signature is presentInformational


McAfee ScansScan Detections
McAfee BetaFakeAlert-SpyPro.gen.bb



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:

uqsqsowaffm.exe

vdisk_ico The following files have been added to the system:

  • %TEMP%\gcoopjvaffm.ex_

vreg_ico The following registry elements have been created:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET EXPLORER\DOWNLOAD\
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET EXPLORER\PHISHINGFILTER\
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\POLICIES\ASSOCIATIONS\
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\POLICIES\ATTACHMENTS\
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\QNPN7RJV93LF\

vreg_ico The following registry elements have been changed:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET EXPLORER\DOWNLOAD\CHECKEXESIGNATURES = no
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET EXPLORER\DOWNLOAD\RUNINVALIDSIGNATURES = 1
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET EXPLORER\EXTENSIONS\CMDMAPPING\{92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263} = 8193
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET EXPLORER\EXTENSIONS\CMDMAPPING\NEXTID = 8194
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET EXPLORER\PHISHINGFILTER\ENABLED = 0
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET EXPLORER\PHISHINGFILTER\ENABLEDV8 = 0
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\INTERNET SETTINGS\PROXYOVERRIDE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\INTERNET SETTINGS\PROXYSERVER = http=127.0.0.1:59274
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\POLICIES\ASSOCIATIONS\LOWRISKFILETYPES = .exe
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\POLICIES\ATTACHMENTS\SAVEZONEINFORMATION = 1
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\RUN\YCVORYFE = %TEMP%\sahsqohwq\uqsqsowaffm.exe
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\QNPN7RJV93LF\ID = 86.3
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\QNPN7RJV93LF\KNKD = 1

vnet_ico The applications attempted the following network connection(s):

  • hxxp://afantispy.net/*****
  • 77.79.12.***:80

All Users:

Please use the following instructions for all supported versions of Windows to remove threats and other potential risks:

1.Disable System Restore .

2.Update to current engine and DAT files for detection and removal.

3.Run a complete system scan.

Modifications made to the system Registry and/or INI files for the purposes of hooking system startup, will be successfully removed if cleaning with the recommended engine and DAT combination (or higher).

1. Please go to the Microsoft Recovery Console and restore a clean MBR.

On windows XP:

Insert the Windows XP CD into the CD-ROM drive and restart the computer.
When the "Welcome to Setup" screen appears, press R to start the Recovery Console.
Select the Windows installation that is compromised and provide the administrator password
Issue 'fixmbr' command to restore the Master Boot Record
Follow onscreen instructions
Reset and remove the CD from CD-ROM drive.


On Windows Vista and 7:

Insert the Windows CD into the CD-ROM drive and restart the computer.
Click on "Repair Your Computer"
When the System Recovery Options dialog comes up, choose the Command Prompt.
Issue 'bootrec /fixmbr' command to restore the Master Boot Record
Follow onscreen instructions
Reset and remove the CD from CD-ROM drive.

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.

This symptoms of this detection are the files, registry, and network communication referenced in the characteristics section.