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Date discovered:17/10/2008
In the wild:Yes
Reported Infections:Low to medium
Distribution Potential:Low to medium
Damage Potential:Medium
Static file:Yes
File size:116.736 Bytes
MD5 checksum:b080df01cb3565e5c97c29131c2f17c1
IVDF version:

 General Method of propagation:
• Autorun feature

   •  Mcafee: W32/ virus
   •  Panda: W32/Autorun.IPF
   •  Eset: Win32/AutoRun.ADH
   •  Bitdefender: Worm.Generic.61372

Platforms / OS:
   • Windows 2000
   • Windows XP
   • Windows 2003

Side effects:
   • Drops malicious files
   • Registry modification

 Files It copies itself to the following location:
   • %drive%\RESTORE\%SID%\dark.exe

The following files are created:

%drive%\autorun.inf This is a non malicious text file with the following content:
   • %code that runs malware%


 Registry The following registry key is added:

– [HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Active Setup\Installed Components\
   • "StubPath"="c:\RESTORE\%SID%\dark.exe"

 IRC To deliver system information and to provide remote control it connects to the following IRC Server:

Server: dark.r**********.org
Port: 6667
Server password: Virus
Nickname: VirUs-%random character string%

 File details Runtime packer:
In order to aggravate detection and reduce size of the file it is packed with a runtime packer.

Description inserted by Petre Galan on Monday, November 30, 2009
Description updated by Petre Galan on Monday, November 30, 2009

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