Avira Virus Lab

Worm/Macoute.oqxq

  • Name
    Worm/Macoute.oqxq
  • Date discovered
    May 24, 2016
  • Type
    Malware
  • Impact
    High 
  • Reported Infections
    Low 
  • Operating System
    Windows
  • VDF version
    7.12.93.58 (2016-05-24 08:51)

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The term 'WORM' denotes a worm that is able to spread itself, for instance, over the Internet (using email, peer-to-peer networks, or IRC networks, etc.).

This piece of malware is able to steal sensitive information.

  • VDF
    7.12.93.58 (2016-05-24 08:51)
  • Files
    The following copies of itself are created:
    • %PROGRAM FILES%\win\msn.exe
  • Injections
    • %SYSDIR%\lsass.exe{<-\LsaAuthenticationPort}
    • %SYSDIR%\services.exe{<-\RPC Control\ntsvcs}
  • Registry
    The following registry entries are added:
    • [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run] "apo5" = "%PROGRAM FILES%\win\msn.exe"
  • Aliases
    Avast: Win32:Dropper-GUP
    Dr. Web: Win32.HLLW.Autoruner1.7767
    ESET: Win32/Agent.NML
    G Data: Gen:Variant.Midie.2712
    Kaspersky Lab: Trojan.Win32.Agentb.bqyr
    Microsoft: Worm:Win32/Macoute.A

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