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In the wild:
Low to medium
Low to medium
- Tuesday, September 29, 2009
Methods of propagation:
• Autorun feature
• Peer to Peer
• Kaspersky: P2P-Worm.Win32.Palevo.bpio
• Bitdefender: Trojan.Generic.KDV.86198
• GData: Trojan.Generic.KDV.86198
• DrWeb: BackDoor.IRC.Bot.221
Platforms / OS:
• Windows 2000
• Windows XP
• Windows 2003
• Drops malicious files
• Registry modification
• Steals information
It copies itself to the following locations:
The following files are created:
\autorun.inf This is a non malicious text file with the following content:
%code that runs malware%
The following registry key is added in order to run the process after reboot:
– [HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon]
In order to infect other systems in the Peer to Peer network community the following action is performed: It retrieves shared folders by querying the following registry keys:
• Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\eMule Plus_is1
It searches for directories that contain the following substring:
• \Local Settings\Application Data\Ares\My Shared Folder
It is spreading via Messenger. The characteristics are described below:
– Windows Messenger
The URL then refers to a copy of the described malware. If the user downloads and executes this file the infection process will start again.
• dig**********.cn:44416 (UDP)
– Recorded passwords used by the AutoComplete function
– Passwords from the following programs:
• Mozilla Firefox
• Internet Explorer
– It injects itself as a remote thread into a process.
It creates the following Mutex:
The malware program was written in MS Visual C++.
In order to aggravate detection and reduce size of the file it is packed with a runtime packer.
Description inserted by Petre Galan on Thursday, July 21, 2011
Description updated by Petre Galan on Thursday, July 21, 2011