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Added to the Dr.Web virus database: 2011-05-22

Virus description added:

Technical Information

To ensure autorun and distribution
Modifies the following registry keys
  • [<HKLM>\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run] 'patches' = '1'
  • [<HKCU>\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run] 'AdobeARMS' = '%APPDATA%\AdobeARMS.exe'
  • [<HKLM>\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run] 'AdobeARMS' = '\AdobeARMS.exe'
Malicious functions
Injects code into
the following user processes:
  • adobearms.exe
Modifies file system
Creates the following files
  • %APPDATA%\adobearms.exe
Sets the 'hidden' attribute to the following files
  • %APPDATA%\adobearms.exe
Network activity
Connects to
  • '':7562
Creates and executes the following
  • '%APPDATA%\adobearms.exe' 364 "<Full path to file>"
  • '%APPDATA%\adobearms.exe'
  • '%APPDATA%\adobearms.exe' 364 "<Full path to file>"' (with hidden window)
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