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Date discovered:18/09/2010
In the wild:Yes
Reported Infections:Low
Distribution Potential:Low to medium
Damage Potential:Low to medium
Static file:Yes
File size:113.152 Bytes
MD5 checksum:E5BDD822BF2CF5E9D2CC09C9ADCEA145
VDF version:
IVDF version:

 General Method of propagation:
   • Autorun feature

   •  TrendMicro: WORM_PALEVO.SMKV
   •  Sophos: Mal/Palevo-A
   •  Microsoft: Trojan:Win32/Rimecud.A

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

Side effects:
   • Drops files
   • Registry modification

 Files It copies itself to the following locations:
   • %HOME%\fswagz.exe
   • %drive%\iskusna\bajinacura.exe

The following file is 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 continuously in an infinite loop added in order to run the process after reboot.

–  [HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon]
   • "Taskman"="%HOME%\fswagz.exe"

 Backdoor Contact server:
All of the following:
   • **********
   • **********
   • **********
   • **********

As a result remote control capability is provided.

Remote control capabilities:
    • Execute file
    • Visit a website

 Injection     Process name:
   • svchost.exe

 Miscellaneous Mutex:
It creates the following Mutex:
   • sjBf+10

Description inserted by Andrei Ilie on Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Description updated by Andrei Ilie on Thursday, August 25, 2011

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