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Virus:ADWARE/Agent.AO
Date discovered:08/04/2014
Type:Adware
In the wild:Yes
Reported Infections:Low
Distribution Potential:Low
Damage Potential:Low to medium
Static file:Yes
File size:6.847.655 Bytes
MD5 checksum:4a3684f7c429067eac1642c990be0c67
VDF version:7.11.142.28 - Tuesday, April 8, 2014
IVDF version:7.11.142.28 - Tuesday, April 8, 2014

 General Method of propagation:
   • No own spreading routine


Aliases:
   •  Kaspersky: not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Agent.akcj
   •  F-Secure: Adware.CrossRider.K
   •  Bitdefender: Adware.CrossRider.K
     GData: Adware.CrossRider.K


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


Side effects:
   • Drops a file

 Files  %TEMP%\nstA.tmp\%random character string%.exe Furthermore it gets executed after it was fully created. Further investigation pointed out that this file is malware, too.

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

Description inserted by Alexander Bauer on Saturday, April 12, 2014
Description updated by Alexander Bauer on Sunday, April 13, 2014

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