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Virus:Worm/Mytob.FH
Date discovered:13/03/2006
Type:Worm
In the wild:Yes
Reported Infections:Low
Distribution Potential:Medium
Damage Potential:Low to medium
Static file:Yes
File size:51.200 Bytes
MD5 checksum:7c59c7177deb53b3e04b58087d6a30e6
VDF version:6.31.01.78

 General Method of propagation:
   • Email


Aliases:
   •  Kaspersky: Net-Worm.Win32.Mytob.bi
   •  TrendMicro: WORM_MYTOB.KF
   •  F-Secure: W32/Mytob.LQ@mm
   •  Sophos: W32/Mytob-EI
   •  VirusBuster: I-Worm.Mytob.LG
   •  Bitdefender: Win32.Worm.Mytob.BI

It was previously detected as:
   •  BDS/Banito.J


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


Side effects:
   • Blocks access to certain websites
   • Blocks access to security websites
   • Disable security applications

 Files It copies itself to the following location:
   • %SYSDIR%\servce.exe

 Registry The following registry keys are continuously in an infinite loop added in order to run the processes after reboot.

–  [HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
   • "WINDOWS SYSTEM"="servce.exe"

–  [HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices]
   • "WINDOWS SYSTEM"="servce.exe"



The following registry key is changed:

Deactivate Windows Firewall:
– [HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess]
   Old value:
   • "Start"=dword:00000003
   New value:
   • "Start"=dword:00000004

 Email It contains an integrated SMTP engine in order to send emails. A direct connection with the destination server will be established. The characteristics are described in the following:


From:
The sender address is spoofed.


To:
– Email addresses found in specific files on the system.


Subject:
One of the following:
   • *DETECTED* Online User Violation
   • Email Account Suspension
   • Important Notification
   • Members Support
   • Notice of account limitation
   • Warning Message: Your services near to be closed.
   • YOU HAVE SUCCESSFULLY UPDATED YOUR PASSWORD
   • Your Account is Suspended
   • Your Account is Suspended For Security Reasons
   • Your new account password is approved
   • Your password has been successfully updated
   • YOUR PASSWORD HAS BEEN UPDATED

Furthermore the subject line could contain random letters.


Body:
– Contains HTML code.

 
The body of the email is one of the following:

   •
     
     
Dear user %username from receiver's email address% ,

     
You have successfully updated the password of your %receiver's domain name from email address% account.

     
If you did not authorize this change or if you need assistance with your account, please contact %receiver's domain name from email address% customer service at: %sender's email address%

     
Thank you for using %receiver's domain name from email address% !
     
The %receiver's domain name from email address% Support Team

     





     
+++ Attachment: No Virus (Clean)
     
+++ %receiver's domain name from email address% Antivirus - www.%receiver's domain name and top level domain from email address%
     
     

   •
     
     
Dear %receiver's domain name from email address% Member,

     
We have temporarily suspended your email account %receiver's email address%.

     
This might be due to either of the following reasons:

     
1. A recent change in your personal information (i.e. change of address).
     
2. Submiting invalid information during the initial sign up process.
     
3. An innability to accurately verify your selected option of subscription due to an internal error within our processors.
     
See the details to reactivate your %receiver's domain name from email address% account.

     
Sincerely,The %receiver's domain name from email address% Support Team

     





     
+++ Attachment: No Virus (Clean)
     
+++ %receiver's domain name from email address% Antivirus - www.%receiver's domain name and top level domain from email address%
     
     

   •
     
     
Dear user %username from receiver's email address% ,

     
It has come to our attention that your %receiver's domain name from email address% User Profile ( x ) records are out of date. For further details see the attached document.

     
Thank you for using %receiver's domain name from email address% !
     
The %receiver's domain name from email address% %username from sender's email address% Team

     





     
+++ Attachment: No Virus (Clean)
     
+++ %receiver's domain name from email address% Antivirus - www.%receiver's domain name and top level domain from email address%
     
     

   •
     
     
Dear user %username from receiver's email address% ,

     
You have successfully updated the password of your %receiver's domain name from email address% account.

     
If you did not authorize this change or if you need assistance with your account, please contact %receiver's domain name from email address% customer %username from sender's email address% at: %mf%

     
Thank you for using %receiver's domain name from email address% !
     
The %receiver's domain name from email address% Support Team

     





     
+++ Attachment: No Virus (Clean)
     
+++ %receiver's domain name from email address% Antivirus - www.%receiver's domain name and top level domain from email address%
     
     

   •
     
     
Dear %receiver's domain name from email address% Member,

     
Your e-mail account was used to send a huge amount of unsolicited spam messages during the recent week. If you could please take 5-10 minutes out of your online experience and confirm the attached document so you will not run into any future problems with the online %username from sender's email address%.

     
If you choose to ignore our request, you leave us no choice but to cancel your membership.

     
Virtually yours,
     
The %receiver's domain name from email address% Support Team

     





     
+++ Attachment: No Virus found
     
+++ %receiver's domain name from email address% Antivirus - www.%receiver's domain name and top level domain from email address%
     
     


Attachment:
The filename of the attachment is one of the following:
   • accepted-password.zip
   • account-details.zip
   • account-info.zip
   • account-password.zip
   • account-report.zip
   • approved-password.zip
   • document.zip
   • email-details.zip
   • email-password.zip
   • important-details.zip
   • new-password.zip
   • password.zip
   • readme.zip
   • updated-password.zip

The attachment is an archive containing a copy of the malware itself.

 IRC To deliver system information and to provide remote control it connects to the following IRC Server:

Server: myh.Office.info
Port: 6667
Channel: #zombie1
Nickname: [HB3]qxaezl



– This malware has the ability to collect and send information such as:
    • CPU speed
    • Current user
    • Free memory


– Furthermore it has the ability to perform actions such as:
    • connect to IRC server
    • Download file
    • Execute file
    • Join IRC channel
    • Leave IRC channel
    • Updates itself

 Hosts – Access to the following domains is effectively blocked:
   • www.symantec.com; securityresponse.symantec.com; symantec.com;
      www.sophos.com; sophos.com; www.mcafee.com; mcafee.com;
      liveupdate.symantecliveupdate.com; www.viruslist.com; viruslist.com;
      viruslist.com; f-secure.com; www.f-secure.com; kaspersky.com;
      kaspersky-labs.com; www.avp.com; www.kaspersky.com; avp.com;
      www.networkassociates.com; networkassociates.com; www.ca.com; ca.com;
      mast.mcafee.com; my-etrust.com; www.my-etrust.com;
      download.mcafee.com; dispatch.mcafee.com; secure.nai.com; nai.com;
      www.nai.com; update.symantec.com; updates.symantec.com; us.mcafee.com;
      liveupdate.symantec.com; customer.symantec.com; rads.mcafee.com;
      trendmicro.com; pandasoftware.com; www.pandasoftware.com;
      www.trendmicro.com; www.grisoft.com; www.microsoft.com; microsoft.com;
      www.virustotal.com; virustotal.com; www.amazon.com; www.amazon.co.uk;
      www.amazon.ca; www.amazon.fr; www.paypal.com; paypal.com;
      moneybookers.com; www.moneybookers.com; www.ebay.com; ebay.com;


 Process termination List of processes that are terminated:
   • ACKWIN32.EXE; ADAWARE.EXE; ADVXDWIN.EXE; AGENTSVR.EXE; AGENTW.EXE;
      ALERTSVC.EXE; ALEVIR.EXE; ALOGSERV.EXE; AMON9X.EXE; ANTI-TROJAN.EXE;
      ANTIVIRUS.EXE; ANTS.EXE; APIMONITOR.EXE; APLICA32.EXE; APVXDWIN.EXE;
      ARR.EXE; ATCON.EXE; ATGUARD.EXE; ATRO55EN.EXE; ATUPDATER.EXE;
      ATUPDATER.EXE; ATWATCH.EXE; AU.EXE; AUPDATE.EXE; AUPDATE.EXE;
      AUTODOWN.EXE; AUTODOWN.EXE; AUTOTRACE.EXE; AUTOTRACE.EXE;
      AUTOUPDATE.EXE; AUTOUPDATE.EXE; AVCONSOL.EXE; AVE32.EXE; AVGCC32.EXE;
      AVGCTRL.EXE; AVGNT.EXE; AVGSERV.EXE; AVGSERV9.EXE; AVGUARD.EXE;
      AVGW.EXE; AVKPOP.EXE; AVKSERV.EXE; AVKSERVICE.EXE; AVKWCTl9.EXE;
      AVLTMAIN.EXE; AVNT.EXE; AVP.EXE; AVP32.EXE; AVPCC.EXE; AVPDOS32.EXE;
      AVPM.EXE; AVPTC32.EXE; AVPUPD.EXE; AVPUPD.EXE; AVSCHED32.EXE;
      AVSYNMGR.EXE; AVWINNT.EXE; AVWUPD.EXE; AVWUPD32.EXE; AVWUPD32.EXE;
      AVWUPSRV.EXE; AVXMONITOR9X.EXE; AVXMONITORNT.EXE; AVXQUAR.EXE;
      AVXQUAR.EXE; BACKWEB.EXE; BARGAINS.EXE; BD_PROFESSIONAL.EXE;
      BEAGLE.EXE; BELT.EXE; BIDEF.EXE; BIDSERVER.EXE; BIPCP.EXE;
      BIPCPEVALSETUP.EXE; BISP.EXE; BLACKD.EXE; BLACKICE.EXE; BLSS.EXE;
      BOOTCONF.EXE; BOOTWARN.EXE; BORG2.EXE; BPC.EXE; BRASIL.EXE; BS120.EXE;
      BUNDLE.EXE; BVT.EXE; CCAPP.EXE; CCEVTMGR.EXE; CCPXYSVC.EXE; CDP.EXE;
      CFD.EXE; CFGWIZ.EXE; CFIADMIN.EXE; CFIAUDIT.EXE; CFIAUDIT.EXE;
      CFINET.EXE; CFINET32.EXE; CLEAN.EXE; CLEANER.EXE; CLEANER3.EXE;
      CLEANPC.EXE; CLICK.EXE; CMD32.EXE; CMESYS.EXE; CMGRDIAN.EXE;
      CMON016.EXE; CONNECTIONMONITOR.EXE; CPD.EXE; CPF9X206.EXE;
      CPFNT206.EXE; CTRL.EXE; CV.EXE; CWNB181.EXE; CWNTDWMO.EXE;
      CLAW95CF.EXE; DATEMANAGER.EXE; DCOMX.EXE; DEFALERT.EXE;
      DEFSCANGUI.EXE; DEFWATCH.EXE; DEPUTY.EXE; DIVX.EXE; DLLCACHE.EXE;
      DLLREG.EXE; DOORS.EXE; DPF.EXE; DPFSETUP.EXE; DPPS2.EXE; DRWATSON.EXE;
      DRWEB32.EXE; DRWEBUPW.EXE; DSSAGENT.EXE; DVP95.EXE; DVP95_0.EXE;
      ECENGINE.EXE; EFPEADM.EXE; EMSW.EXE; ENT.EXE; ESAFE.EXE; ESCANHNT.EXE;
      ESCANV95.EXE; ESPWATCH.EXE; ETHEREAL.EXE; ETRUSTCIPE.EXE; EVPN.EXE;
      EXANTIVIRUS-CNET.EXE; EXE.AVXW.EXE; EXPERT.EXE; EXPLORE.EXE;
      F-PROT.EXE; F-PROT95.EXE; F-STOPW.EXE; FAMEH32.EXE; FAST.EXE;
      FCH32.EXE; FIH32.EXE; FINDVIRU.EXE; FIREWALL.EXE; FNRB32.EXE;
      FP-WIN.EXE; FP-WIN_TRIAL.EXE; FPROT.EXE; FRW.EXE; FSAA.EXE; FSAV.EXE;
      FSAV32.EXE; FSAV530STBYB.EXE; FSAV530WTBYB.EXE; FSAV95.EXE;
      FSGK32.EXE; FSM32.EXE; FSMA32.EXE; FSMB32.EXE; GATOR.EXE; GBMENU.EXE;
      GBPOLL.EXE; GENERICS.EXE; GMT.EXE; GUARD.EXE; GUARDDOG.EXE;
      HACKTRACERSETUP.EXE; HBINST.EXE; HBSRV.EXE; HOTACTIO.EXE;
      HOTPATCH.EXE; HTLOG.EXE; HTPATCH.EXE; HWPE.EXE; HXDL.EXE; HXIUL.EXE;
      IAMAPP.EXE; IAMSERV.EXE; IAMSTATS.EXE; IBMASN.EXE; IBMAVSP.EXE;
      ICLOADNT.EXE; ICMON.EXE; ICSUPP95.EXE; ICSUPPNT.EXE; IDLE.EXE;
      IEDLL.EXE; IEDRIVER.EXE; IEXPLORER.EXE; IFACE.EXE; IFW2000.EXE;
      INETLNFO.EXE; INFUS.EXE; INFWIN.EXE; INIT.EXE; INTDEL.EXE; INTREN.EXE;
      IOMON98.EXE; ISTSVC.EXE; JAMMER.EXE; JDBGMRG.EXE; JEDI.EXE;
      KAVLITE40ENG.EXE; KAVPERS40ENG.EXE; KAVPF.EXE; KAZZA.EXE;
      KEENVALUE.EXE; KERIO-PF-213-EN-WIN.EXE; KERIO-WRL-421-EN-WIN.EXE;
      KERIO-WRP-421-EN-WIN.EXE; KERNEL32.EXE; KILLPROCESSSETUP161.EXE;
      LAUNCHER.EXE; LDNETMON.EXE; LDPRO.EXE; LDPROMENU.EXE; LDSCAN.EXE;
      LNETINFO.EXE; LOADER.EXE; LOCALNET.EXE; LOCKDOWN.EXE;
      LOCKDOWN2000.EXE; LOOKOUT.EXE; LORDPE.EXE; LSETUP.EXE; LUALL.EXE;
      LUALL.EXE; LUAU.EXE; LUCOMSERVER.EXE; LUINIT.EXE; LUSPT.EXE;
      MAPISVC32.EXE; MCAGENT.EXE; MCMNHDLR.EXE; MCSHIELD.EXE; MCTOOL.EXE;
      MCUPDATE.EXE; MCUPDATE.EXE; MCVSRTE.EXE; MCVSSHLD.EXE; MD.EXE;
      MFIN32.EXE; MFW2EN.EXE; MFWENG3.02D30.EXE; MGAVRTCL.EXE; MGAVRTE.EXE;
      MGHTML.EXE; MGUI.EXE; MINILOG.EXE; MMOD.EXE; MONITOR.EXE; MOOLIVE.EXE;
      MOSTAT.EXE; MPFAGENT.EXE; MPFSERVICE.EXE; MPFTRAY.EXE; MRFLUX.EXE;
      MSAPP.EXE; MSBB.EXE; MSBLAST.EXE; MSCACHE.EXE; MSCCN32.EXE;
      MSCMAN.EXE; MSCONFIG.EXE; MSDM.EXE; MSDOS.EXE; MSIEXEC16.EXE;
      MSINFO32.EXE; MSLAUGH.EXE; MSMGT.EXE; MSMSGRI32.EXE; MSSMMC32.EXE;
      MSSYS.EXE; MSVXD.EXE; MU0311AD.EXE; MWATCH.EXE; N32SCANW.EXE; NAV.EXE;
      AUTO-PROTECT.NAV80TRY.EXE; NAVAP.NAVAPSVC.EXE; NAVAPSVC.EXE;
      NAVAPW32.EXE; NAVDX.EXE; NAVLU32.EXE; NAVNT.EXE; NAVSTUB.EXE;
      NAVW32.EXE; NAVWNT.EXE; NC2000.EXE; NCINST4.EXE; NDD32.EXE;
      NEOMONITOR.EXE; NEOWATCHLOG.EXE; NETARMOR.EXE; NETD32.EXE;
      NETINFO.EXE; NETMON.EXE; NETSCANPRO.EXE; NETSPYHUNTER-1.2.EXE;
      NETSTAT.EXE; NETUTILS.EXE; NISSERV.EXE; NISUM.EXE; NMAIN.EXE;
      NOD32.EXE; NORMIST.EXE; NORTON_INTERNET_SECU_3.0_407.EXE;
      NOTSTART.EXE; NPF40_TW_98_NT_ME_2K.EXE; NPFMESSENGER.EXE;
      NPROTECT.EXE; NPSCHECK.EXE; NPSSVC.EXE; NSCHED32.EXE; NSSYS32.EXE;
      NSTASK32.EXE; NSUPDATE.EXE; NT.EXE; NTRTSCAN.EXE; NTVDM.EXE;
      NTXconfig.EXE; NUI.EXE; NUPGRADE.EXE; NUPGRADE.EXE; NVARCH16.EXE;
      NVC95.EXE; NVSVC32.EXE; NWINST4.EXE; NWSERVICE.EXE; NWTOOL16.EXE;
      OLLYDBG.EXE; ONSRVR.EXE; OPTIMIZE.EXE; OSTRONET.EXE; OTFIX.EXE;
      OUTPOST.EXE; OUTPOST.EXE; OUTPOSTINSTALL.EXE; OUTPOSTPROINSTALL.EXE;
      PADMIN.EXE; PANIXK.EXE; PATCH.EXE; PAVCL.EXE; PAVPROXY.EXE;
      PAVSCHED.EXE; PAVW.EXE; PCFWALLICON.EXE; PCIP10117_0.EXE; PCSCAN.EXE;
      PDSETUP.EXE; PERISCOPE.EXE; PERSFW.EXE; PERSWF.EXE; PF2.EXE;
      PFWADMIN.EXE; PGMONITR.EXE; PINGSCAN.EXE; PLATIN.EXE; POP3TRAP.EXE;
      POPROXY.EXE; POPSCAN.EXE; PORTDETECTIVE.EXE; PORTMONITOR.EXE;
      POWERSCAN.EXE; PPINUPDT.EXE; PPTBC.EXE; PPVSTOP.EXE; PRIZESURFER.EXE;
      PRMT.EXE; PRMVR.EXE; PROCDUMP.EXE; PROCESSMONITOR.EXE;
      PROCEXPLORERV1.0.EXE; PROGRAMAUDITOR.EXE; PROPORT.EXE; PROTECTX.EXE;
      PSPF.EXE; PURGE.EXE; QCONSOLE.EXE; QSERVER.EXE; RAPAPP.EXE; RAV7.EXE;
      RAV7WIN.EXE; RAV8WIN32ENG.EXE; RAY.EXE; RB32.EXE; RCSYNC.EXE;
      REALMON.EXE; REGED.EXE; REGEDIT.EXE; REGEDT32.EXE; RESCUE.EXE;
      RESCUE32.EXE; RRGUARD.EXE; RSHELL.EXE; RTVSCAN.EXE; RTVSCN95.EXE;
      RULAUNCH.EXE; RUN32DLL.EXE; RUNDLL.EXE; RUNDLL16.EXE; RUXDLL32.EXE;
      SAFEWEB.EXE; SAHAGENT.EXE; SAVE.EXE; SAVENOW.EXE; SBSERV.EXE; SC.EXE;
      SCAM32.EXE; SCAN32.EXE; SCAN95.EXE; SCANPM.EXE; SCRSCAN.EXE;
      SETUPVAMEEVAL.EXE; SETUP_FLOWPROTECTOR_US.EXE; SFC.EXE; SGSSFW32.EXE;
      SH.EXE; SHELLSPYINSTALL.EXE; SHN.EXE; SHOWBEHIND.EXE; SMC.EXE;
      SMS.EXE; SMSS32.EXE; SOAP.EXE; SOFI.EXE; SPERM.EXE; SPF.EXE;
      SPHINX.EXE; SPOLER.EXE; SPOOLCV.EXE; SPOOLSV32.EXE; SPYXX.EXE;
      SREXE.EXE; SRNG.EXE; SS3EDIT.EXE; SSGRATE.EXE; SSG_4104.EXE; ST2.EXE;
      START.EXE; STCLOADER.EXE; SUPFTRL.EXE; SUPPORT.EXE; SUPPORTER5.EXE;
      SVC.EXE; SVCHOSTC.EXE; SVCHOSTS.EXE; SVSHOST.EXE; SWEEP95.EXE;
      SWEEPNET.SWEEPSRV.SYS.SWNETSUP.EXE; SYMPROXYSVC.EXE; SYMTRAY.EXE;
      SYSEDIT.EXE; SYSTEM.EXE; SYSTEM32.EXE; SYSUPD.EXE; TASKMG.EXE;
      TASKMO.EXE; TASKMON.EXE; TAUMON.EXE; TBSCAN.EXE; TC.EXE; TCA.EXE;
      TCM.EXE; TDS-3.EXE; TDS2-NT.EXE; TEEKIDS.EXE; TFAK.EXE; TFAK5.EXE;
      TGBOB.EXE; TITANIN.EXE; TITANINXP.EXE; TRACERT.EXE; TRICKLER.EXE;
      TRJSCAN.EXE; TRJSETUP.EXE; TROJANTRAP3.EXE; TSADBOT.EXE; TVMD.EXE;
      TVTMD.EXE; UNDOBOOT.EXE; UPDAT.EXE; UPDATE.EXE; UPDATE.EXE;
      UPGRAD.EXE; UTPOST.EXE; VBCMSERV.EXE; VBCONS.EXE; VBUST.EXE;
      VBWIN9X.EXE; VBWINNTW.EXE; VCSETUP.EXE; VET32.EXE; VET95.EXE;
      VETTRAY.EXE; VFSETUP.EXE; VIR-HELP.EXE; VIRUSMDPERSONALFIREWALL.EXE;
      VNLAN300.EXE; VNPC3000.EXE; VPC32.EXE; VPC42.EXE; VPFW30S.EXE;
      VPTRAY.EXE; VSCAN40.EXE; VSCENU6.02D30.EXE; VSCHED.EXE; VSECOMR.EXE;
      VSHWIN32.EXE; VSISETUP.EXE; VSMAIN.EXE; VSMON.EXE; VSSTAT.EXE;
      VSWIN9XE.EXE; VSWINNTSE.EXE; VSWINPERSE.EXE; W32DSM89.EXE; W9X.EXE;
      WATCHDOG.EXE; WEBDAV.EXE; WEBSCANX.EXE; WEBTRAP.EXE; WFINDV32.EXE;
      WHOSWATCHINGME.EXE; WIMMUN32.EXE; WIN-BUGSFIX.EXE; WIN32.EXE;
      WIN32US.EXE; WINACTIVE.EXE; WINDOW.EXE; WINDOWS.EXE; WININETD.EXE;
      WININIT.EXE; WININITX.EXE; WINLOGIN.EXE; WINMAIN.EXE; WINNET.EXE;
      WINPPR32.EXE; WINRECON.EXE; WINSERVN.EXE; WINSSK32.EXE; WINSTART.EXE;
      WINSTART001.EXE; WINTSK32.EXE; WINUPDATE.EXE; WKUFIND.EXE; WNAD.EXE;
      WNT.EXE; WRADMIN.EXE; WRCTRL.EXE; WSBGATE.EXE; WUPDATER.EXE;
      WUPDT.EXE; WYVERNWORKSFIREWALL.EXE; XPF202EN.EXE; ZAPRO.EXE;
      ZAPSETUP3001.EXE; ZATUTOR.EXE; ZONALM2601.EXE; ZONEALARM.EXE;
      _AVP32.EXE; _AVPCC.EXE; _AVPM.EXE; CMD.EXE; TASKMGR.EXE; NEC.EXE;


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

Description inserted by Alexandru Tudor on Monday, March 20, 2006
Description updated by Alexandru Tudor on Friday, March 24, 2006

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