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Added to the Dr.Web virus database: 2013-02-03

Virus description added:

Technical Information

To ensure autorun and distribution
Modifies the following registry keys
  • [<HKCU>\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run] 'a38200ddc080765d70ad40d79f11db75' = '"%TEMP%\GooGer.exe" ..'
  • [<HKLM>\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run] 'a38200ddc080765d70ad40d79f11db75' = '"%TEMP%\GooGer.exe" ..'
Creates or modifies the following files
  • %APPDATA%\microsoft\windows\start menu\programs\startup\a38200ddc080765d70ad40d79f11db75.exe
Creates the following files on removable media
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\a38200ddc080765d70ad40d79f11db75.exe
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\file_p_00000000_1371597592.docx.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\thlps_keeper_mayer_1965.docx.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\fi51.doc.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\hanni_umami_chapter.doc.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\508softwareandos.doc.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\sdksampleprivdeveloper.cer.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\testcertificate.cer.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\contoso.cer.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\adhd_and_obesity.docx.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\contoso_1.cer.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\contosoroot_1.cer.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\dashborder_144.bmp.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\dashborder_96.bmp.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\dial.bmp.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\coffee.bmp.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\dialmap.bmp.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\delete.avi.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\archer.avi.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\testee.cer.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\glidescope_review_rev_010.docx.lnk
Malicious functions
Executes the following
  • '%WINDIR%\syswow64\netsh.exe' firewall add allowedprogram "%TEMP%\GooGer.exe" "GooGer.exe" ENABLE
Modifies file system
Creates the following files
  • %TEMP%\googer.exe
Sets the 'hidden' attribute to the following files
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\a38200ddc080765d70ad40d79f11db75.exe
Network activity
Creates and executes the following
  • '%TEMP%\googer.exe'
  • '%WINDIR%\syswow64\netsh.exe' firewall add allowedprogram "%TEMP%\GooGer.exe" "GooGer.exe" ENABLE' (with hidden window)

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