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This page shows details and results of our analysis on the malware Generic.dx!266B536A8635

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Threat Detail

  • Malware Type: Trojan
  • Malware Sub-type: N/A
  • Protection Added: 2014-03-31

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.dx
Length634672 bytes

Other Common Detection Aliases

Company NamesDetection Names
AVG (GriSoft)MalSign.InstallC.4DB
Eseta variant of Win32/InstallCore.LI
SophosInstall Core Click run software
Trend MicroTROJ_GEN.F47V0328
V-BusterTrojan.Packed!mck8S61J6s8 (trojan)

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

ActivitiesRisk Levels
Attempts to download an executable file from the web.Medium
Creates one or more shortcuts (.LNK files) to provide user accessible links to start a program usually form the desktop or start menu.Low
Enumerates many system files and directories.Low
Enumerates process listLow
Attempts to send data or commands via HTTPLow
Adds or modifies Internet Explorer cookiesLow

McAfee ScansScan Detections
McAfee BetaGeneric.dx
McAfee SupportedGeneric.dx

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%\ish88890\images\Close_Hover.png
  • %TEMP%\ish88890\css\sdk-ui\progress-bar.css
  • %TEMP%\ish88890\images\Progress.png
  • %TEMP%\is701137889\90011_stp.EXE.part
  • %TEMP%\ish88890\
  • %TEMP%\ish88890\images\Icon_Generic.png
  • %TEMP%\ish88890\css\sdk-ui\images\progress-bg.png
  • %TEMP%\ish88890\images\resume_btn.png
  • %TEMP%\ish88890\css\sdk-ui\images\progress-bg-corner.png
  • %TEMP%\ish88890\images\grey_btn.png
  • %TEMP%\ish88890\locale\PT.locale
  • %TEMP%\ish88890\images\sheild.jpg
  • %TEMP%\ish88890\images\color_btn_hover.png
  • %TEMP%\ish88890\css\sdk-ui\images\button-bg.png
  • %TEMP%\ish88890\images\progress_bar.png
  • %TEMP%\ish88890\images\welcome_prod_box.png
  • %TEMP%\ish88890\images\bg_new.png
  • %TEMP%\ish88890\css\sdk-ui\button.css
  • %TEMP%\ish88890\form.bmp.Mask
  • %TEMP%\ish88890\css\sdk-ui\browse.css
  • %TEMP%\ish88890\images\pause_btn.png
  • %TEMP%\ish88890\css\sdk-ui\images\progress-bg2.png
  • %TEMP%\ish88890\images\Close.png
  • %TEMP%\ICReinstall_B54C7682F04A6C279AEAB84EF8C50461B36EF682
  • %TEMP%\ish88890\images\loader.gif
  • %TEMP%\ish88890\css\main.css
  • %USERPROFILE%\Desktop\Continue SlimBoat Installation.lnk
  • %TEMP%\is701137889\90011_stp.EXE
  • %TEMP%\ish88890\images\BG.png
  • %TEMP%\ish88890\css\ie6_main.css
  • %TEMP%\ish88890\images\grey_btn_hover.png
  • %TEMP%\ish88890\images\color_btn.png
  • %TEMP%\ish88890\images\sheild.png
  • %TEMP%\ish88890\css\sdk-ui\checkbox.css

The following files have been changed:

  • %TEMP%orary Internet Files\Content.IE5\index.dat

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

  • %TEMP%\ish88890\bootstrap_18470.html
  • %TEMP%\00017375.log
  • %TEMP%\Tar25.tmp
  • %TEMP%\000170C6.log
  • %TEMP%\00015B0B.log
  • %TEMP%\Cab23.tmp
  • %TEMP%\Tar24.tmp
  • %TEMP%\Cab22.tmp

The following registry elements have been changed:


The applications attempted the following network connection(s):

  • hxxp://*****
  • 54.212.249.***:80
  • 209.126.235.***:443
  • 173.194.33.**:80
  • hxxp://*****
  • 216.39.55.**:80
  • 184.51.159.***:80
  • 54.245.111.***:80
  • 166.78.44.***:80

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.

Please use the following instructions for all supported versions of Windows:

1. Disable Windows System Restore. For instructions, please refer to:

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.