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Date discovered:21/12/2012
In the wild:Yes
Reported Infections:Low to medium
Distribution Potential:Low
Damage Potential:Low
Static file:Yes
File size:163.416 Bytes
VDF version:
IVDF version:

 General Method of propagation:
   • No own spreading routine

   •  Eset: Win32/Somoto.A
   •  DrWeb: Adware.Somoto.8

Platforms / OS:
   • Windows 2000
   • Windows XP
   • Windows 2003
   • Windows Vista
   • Windows Server 2008
   • Windows 7

Side effects:
   • Drops files
   • Registry modification

Right after execution it runs a windows application which will display the following window:

 Files The following files are created:

%PROGRAM FILES%\\incredibar\\incredibarTlbr.dll
%PROGRAM FILES%\\incredibar\\incredibarApp.dll
%PROGRAM FILES%\\incredibar\\incredibarEng.dll
%PROGRAM FILES%\\incredibar\\incredibarsrv.exe
%PROGRAM FILES%\\incredibar\\uninstall.exe
%PROGRAM FILES%\\incredibar\\bh\incredibar.dll

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

The registered DLL file changes the startpage of Internet Explorer to:
– HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\
   Browser Helper Objects\{6E13DDE1-2B6E-46CE-8B66-DC8BF36F6B99}
   • @=" Helper Object"
   • "NoExplorer"=dword:00000001

Description inserted by Alexander Bauer on Sunday, December 23, 2012
Description updated by Alexander Bauer on Sunday, December 23, 2012

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