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Date discovered:23/03/2011
In the wild:No
Reported Infections:Low
Distribution Potential:Low
Damage Potential:Low
Static file:Yes
File size:185.856 Bytes
MD5 checksum:2eab29682efa6513c87f3a8ae2df7854
VDF version:
IVDF version: - Wednesday, March 23, 2011

 General Method of propagation:
   • No own spreading routine

   •  Kaspersky: Trojan-Dropper.Win32.Pakes.dp
   •  F-Secure: Trojan-Dropper.Win32.Pakes.dp
   •  Bitdefender: Trojan.Generic.5853665
     AVG: Dropper.Generic3.AKXF
   •  Grisoft: Dropper.Generic3.AKXF
   •  Eset: Win32/Extats.A
     DrWeb: Trojan.DownLoader2.22793

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:
   • Registry modification

 Files It copies itself to the following location:
   • %HOME%\application data\%random%\svcnost.exe

 Registry To each registry key one of the values is added in order to run the processes after reboot:

   • "mssend"=""%HOME%\Application Data\%random%\svcnost.exe""

   • "mssend"=""%HOME%\Application Data\%random%\svcnost.exe""

It creates the following entries in order to bypass the Windows XP firewall:

   • "svcnost.exe"="%HOME%\Application

   • "svcnost.exe"="%HOME%\Application

 File details Programming language:
The malware program was written in MS Visual C++.

Description inserted by Chiaho Heng on Monday, May 16, 2011
Description updated by Chiaho Heng on Monday, May 16, 2011

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