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Virus:BDS/Predator.B
Date discovered:06/06/2011
Type:Backdoor Server
In the wild:Yes
Reported Infections:Low
Distribution Potential:Low
Damage Potential:Medium
File size:507.904 Bytes
MD5 checksum:549CC0750A13B465875B0FCDDCBA4A65
VDF version:7.11.09.36 - Monday, June 6, 2011
IVDF version:7.11.09.36 - Monday, June 6, 2011

 General Method of propagation:
   • No own spreading routine


Aliases:
   •  Mcafee: W32/Ainslot.b
   •  Kaspersky: Trojan.MSIL.Crypt.jc
     Microsoft: Worm:Win32/Ainslot.A


Platforms / OS:
   • Windows 2000
   • Windows XP
   • Windows 2003
    Windows Vista
    Windows 7


Side effects:
   • Third party control
   • Drops files
   • Lowers security settings
   • Registry modification
   • Steals information

 Files It copies itself to the following locations:
   • %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Protect\Credentials\xCocaine.txt
   • %APPDATA%\Predator.exe
   • %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Protect\Credentials\rundll.exe



The following file is created:

%APPDATA%\data.dat This file contains collected keystrokes.

 Registry One of the following values is added in order to run the process after reboot:

  [HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
   • "rundll.exe"="%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Protect\Credentials\rundll.exe"



The following registry keys are added:

[HKCU\Software\VB and VBA Program Settings\SrvID\ID]
   • "7YHNQKYICA"="Matty's Bot"

[HKCU\Software\VB and VBA Program Settings\INSTALL\DATE]
   • "7YHNQKYICA"="%current date%"

[HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\
   FirewallPolicy\StandardProfile]
   • "DoNotAllowExceptions"=dword:00000000

[HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\
   FirewallPolicy\StandardProfile\AuthorizedApplications\List]
   • "%APPDATA%\Predator.exe"="%APPDATA%\Predator.exe:*:Enabled:Windows Messanger"

[HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\
   FirewallPolicy\StandardProfile\AuthorizedApplications\List]
   • "%executed file%"="%executed file%:*:Enabled:Windows Messanger"

 Backdoor Contact server:
The following:
   • hfmatty.no-ip.**********:3333

As a result it may send information and remote control could be provided.

Sends information about:
     Capture screen
     Information about the Windows operating system


Remote control capabilities:
     Start keylog
     Visit a website

 Stealing  A logging routine is started after the following website is visited, which contains one of the following substrings in the URL:
   • facebook.com
   • bankofamerica.com

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


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

Description inserted by Andrei Ilie on Thursday, July 28, 2011
Description updated by Andrei Ilie on Thursday, August 4, 2011

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