This page shows details and results of our analysis on the malware Generic.bfr!9950DF75AA05

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Threat Detail

  • Malware Type: Trojan
  • Malware Sub-type: N/A
  • Protection Added: 2013-05-06

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.

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This is a Trojan

File PropertiesProperty Values
McAfee DetectionGeneric.bfr
Length1008431 bytes

Other Common Detection Aliases

Company NamesDetection Names
SymantecTrojan Horse

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

ActivitiesRisk Levels
Attempts to write to a memory location of a Windows system processHigh
Modifies winlogon configuration settings in registryMedium
Adds or modifies winlogon shell registry value. Could be used to launch a program on startup.Medium
Attempts to write file to shared locations.Low
Enumerates many system files and directories.Low
Enumerates process listLow
Adds or modifies Internet Explorer cookiesLow
No digital signature is presentInformational

McAfee ScansScan Detections
McAfee BetaGeneric.bfr
McAfee SupportedGeneric.bfr

System Changes

Some path values have been replaced with environment variables as the exact location may vary with different configurations.
%WINDIR% = \WINDOWS (Windows 9x/ME/XP/Vista/7), \WINNT (Windows NT/2000)
%PROGRAMFILES% = \Program Files

The following files were analyzed:


The following files have been added to the system:

  • %TEMP%\04101.exe
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Shared\Source Engine\OSE.EXE
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\microsoft frontpage\version3.0\bin\OLD30.tmp
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\AcroBroker.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\messenger\msmsgsin.exe
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Shared\web server extensions\40\_vti_bin\OLD24.tmp
  • %WINDIR%\svchost.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\A3DUtility.exe
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\microsoft shared\web server extensions\40\bin\htimage.exe
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Shared\web server extensions\40\_vti_bin\_vti_aut\OLD28.tmp
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\microsoft frontpage\version3.0\bin\fpsrvadm.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\internet explorer\connection wizard\isignup.exe
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\microsoft shared\dw\dwtrig20.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\internet explorer\connection wizard\icwrmind.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\AdobeCollabSync.exe
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\microsoft shared\web server extensions\40\bin\imagemap.exe
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Shared\Smart Tag\SmartTagInstall.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\internet explorer\connection wizard\icwtutor.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\internet explorer\connection wizard\icwconn2.exe
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\microsoft shared\web server extensions\40\bin\fpsrvadm.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\microsoft frontpage\version3.0\bin\OLD2E.tmp
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\microsoft shared\dw\dw20.exe
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\microsoft shared\web server extensions\40\bin\fpserver.exe
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\microsoft shared\web server extensions\40\isapi\fpcount.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\PDFPrevHndlrShim.exe
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Shared\web server extensions\40\_vti_bin\OLD22.tmp
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Shared\web server extensions\40\_vti_bin\_vti_adm\OLD26.tmp
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Updater6\Adobe_Updater.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\microsoft frontpage\version3.0\bin\fpsrvwin.exe
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\microsoft shared\speech\sapisvr.exe
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Updater6\AdobeUpdaterInstallMgr.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\internet explorer\connection wizard\inetwiz.exe
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Shared\web server extensions\40\bin\OLD20.tmp
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Internet Explorer\OLD2C.tmp
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Shared\web server extensions\40\bin\OLD1E.tmp
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Internet Explorer\Connection Wizard\OLD2A.tmp
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\freizer.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\Eula.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\AcroRd32Info.exe
  • c:\Users exe File.exe
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Shared\Web Components\11\DFUICOM.EXE
  • %TEMP%\IMT1B.tmp
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\microsoft shared\msinfo\msinfo32.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Setup Files\{AC76BA86-7AD7-[private subnet]-A92000000001}\Setup.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\AcroRd32.exe
  • c:\Users exe File.exe
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Shared\web server extensions\40\bin\OLD1C.tmp
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\ARM\1.0\AdobeARMHelper.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\AcroTextExtractor.exe
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\smrss.exe

The following files have been deleted:

  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\microsoft shared\stationery\glacier bkgrd.jpg
  • %USERPROFILE%\Desktop\emaillist.txt
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\microsoft shared\stationery\maize bkgrd.jpg
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\microsoft shared\grphflt\ms.jpg
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\messenger\mailtmpl.txt
  • %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\documents\my pictures\sample pictures\sunset.jpg
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\microsoft shared\stationery\sunflower bkgrd.jpg
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\microsoft shared\stationery\fiesta bkgrd.jpg
  • %USERPROFILE%\Desktop\Users Word Document.doc
  • C:\Users Word Document.doc
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\microsoft shared\stationery\leaves bkgrd.jpg
  • %USERPROFILE%\My Documents\Users Word Document.doc
  • %USERPROFILE%\My Documents\Users Excel Document.xls
  • C:\Users text file.txt
  • C:\Users Excel Document.xls
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\microsoft shared\web server extensions\40\bin\fpsread9.txt
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\microsoft shared\stationery\pie charts bkgrd.jpg
  • %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\documents\my pictures\sample pictures\water lilies.jpg
  • %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\documents\my pictures\sample pictures\blue hills.jpg
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\microsoft shared\stationery\nature bkgrd.jpg
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\Optional\README.TXT
  • %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\documents\my pictures\sample pictures\winter.jpg
  • %USERPROFILE%\Desktop\Users text file.txt
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\microsoft shared\stationery\clear day bkgrd.jpg
  • %USERPROFILE%\Desktop\Users Excel Document.xls
  • %USERPROFILE%\My Documents\Users text file.txt

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

  • %TEMP%\MPC1A.tmp
  • C:\33143.exe

The following registry elements have been changed:


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

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.

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.