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Virus:ADWARE/GamePlayLabs.A.284
Date discovered:09/05/2011
Type:Adware
In the wild:No
Reported Infections:Low
Distribution Potential:Low
Damage Potential:Low
Static file:Yes
File size:219.984 Bytes
MD5 checksum:2bc838df5ca1cc2931161e47377b03c6
VDF version:7.11.07.181 - Monday, May 9, 2011
IVDF version:7.11.07.181 - Monday, May 9, 2011

 General Method of propagation:
   • No own spreading routine


Platforms / OS:
   • Windows 95
   • Windows 98
   • Windows 98 SE
   • Windows NT
   • Windows ME
   • Windows 2000
   • Windows XP
   • Windows 2003
   • Windows Vista
   • Windows Server 2008
   • Windows 7


Side effects:
   • Drops a malicious file

 Files The following file is created:

– %HOME%\Local Settings\Application Data\GamePlayLabs Plugin\BHO.dll Further investigation pointed out that this file is malware, too.

 Registry It registers a browser helper object (BHO) by adding the following keys:

– [HKCR\CLSID\{7B488008-1AFD-69C4-75F2-C4AB756907A0}\InprocServer32]
   • "(Default)"="%HOME%\Local Settings\Application Data\GamePlayLabs Plugin\BHO.dll"

– [HKCR\TypeLib\{199C34A4-5436-403F-A250-219E16672570}\1.0\0\win32]
   • "(Default)"="%HOME%\Local Settings\Application Data\GamePlayLabs Plugin\BHO.dll"

– [HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{7B488008-1AFD-69C4-75F2-C4AB756907A0}\
   InprocServer32]
   • "(Default)"="%HOME%\Local Settings\Application Data\GamePlayLabs Plugin\BHO.dll"

– [HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\TypeLib\
   {199C34A4-5436-403F-A250-219E16672570}\1.0\0\win32]
   • "(Default)"="%HOME%\Local Settings\Application Data\GamePlayLabs Plugin\BHO.dll"

Description inserted by Chiaho Heng on Tuesday, May 10, 2011
Description updated by Chiaho Heng on Wednesday, May 11, 2011

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