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Trojan.Encoder.385

Added to the Dr.Web virus database: 2013-12-23

Virus description added:

Technical Information

To ensure autorun and distribution:
Creates or modifies the following files:
  • %HOMEPATH%\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\how to get data.txt
  • %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\how to get data.txt
Malicious functions:
Executes the following:
  • '<SYSTEM32>\notepad.exe' %HOMEPATH%\Desktop\how to get data.txt
  • '<SYSTEM32>\taskmgr.exe'
Modifies file system :
Creates the following files:
  • %HOMEPATH%\Start Menu\how to get data.txt
  • %HOMEPATH%\SendTo\how to get data.txt
  • %HOMEPATH%\Start Menu\Programs\Accessories\Accessibility\how to get data.txt
  • %HOMEPATH%\Start Menu\Programs\Accessories\Entertainment\how to get data.txt
  • %HOMEPATH%\Start Menu\Programs\Accessories\how to get data.txt
  • %HOMEPATH%\My Documents\My Music\how to get data.txt
  • %HOMEPATH%\My Documents\how to get data.txt
  • %HOMEPATH%\My Documents\My Pictures\how to get data.txt
  • %HOMEPATH%\Recent\how to get data.txt
  • %HOMEPATH%\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Far2\Addons\Macros\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Far2\Addons\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Far2\Addons\SetUp\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Far2\Addons\XLat\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Far2\Addons\Shell\how to get data.txt
  • %HOMEPATH%\Templates\how to get data.txt
  • %HOMEPATH%\Start Menu\Programs\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Far2\Addons\Colors\Custom Highlighting\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Far2\Addons\Colors\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Far2\Addons\Colors\Default Highlighting\how to get data.txt
  • <LS_APPDATA>\Microsoft\Windows Media\9.0\how to get data.txt
  • <LS_APPDATA>\Microsoft\Windows\how to get data.txt
  • <LS_APPDATA>\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\cwdgt0y8.default\Cache\how to get data.txt
  • <LS_APPDATA>\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\cwdgt0y8.default\how to get data.txt
  • <LS_APPDATA>\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\cwdgt0y8.default\startupCache\how to get data.txt
  • %HOMEPATH%\Favorites\Links\how to get data.txt
  • %HOMEPATH%\Favorites\how to get data.txt
  • <LS_APPDATA>\how to get data.txt
  • <LS_APPDATA>\Microsoft\Media Player\how to get data.txt
  • <LS_APPDATA>\Identities\{5518F2FB-DB74-45A3-BEC1-4575D8D9DC84}\Microsoft\Outlook Express\how to get data.txt
  • %HOMEPATH%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\KHMHGZ4F\how to get data.txt
  • %HOMEPATH%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\how to get data.txt
  • %HOMEPATH%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\U98D4X8H\how to get data.txt
  • %HOMEPATH%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\how to get data.txt
  • %HOMEPATH%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\YPORKZYZ\how to get data.txt
  • %HOMEPATH%\Local Settings\how to get data.txt
  • <LS_APPDATA>\VMware\how to get data.txt
  • %HOMEPATH%\Local Settings\History\how to get data.txt
  • %HOMEPATH%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\2VAZY7AN\how to get data.txt
  • %HOMEPATH%\Local Settings\History\History.IE5\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Far2\Addons\XLat\Russian\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Far2\Plugins\ExtSearch\sources\RegExp\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Far2\Plugins\ExtSearch\sources\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Far2\Plugins\FarCmds\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Far2\Plugins\FTP\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Far2\Plugins\FileCase\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Far2\Plugins\EMenu\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Far2\Plugins\EditCase\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Far2\Plugins\ExtSearch\doc\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Far2\Plugins\ExtSearch\keys\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Far2\Plugins\ExtSearch\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Far2\Plugins\WinSCP\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Far2\Plugins\TmpPanel\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Far2\PluginSDK\Headers.c\how to get data.txt
  • <Auxiliary element>
  • C:\Far2\PluginSDK\Headers.pas\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Far2\Plugins\HlfViewer\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Far2\Plugins\FTP\lib\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Far2\Plugins\MacroView\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Far2\Plugins\ProcList\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Far2\Plugins\Network\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Far2\Plugins\Align\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Far2\Plugins\7-Zip\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Far2\Plugins\arclite\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Far2\Plugins\Brackets\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Far2\Plugins\AutoWrap\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Far2\Documentation\eng\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Far2\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Far2\Documentation\rus\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Far2\FExcept\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Far2\Encyclopedia\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Far2\Plugins\Colorer\hrd\console\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Far2\Plugins\Colorer\hrd\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Far2\Plugins\Colorer\hrd\console\contrib\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Far2\Plugins\DrawLine\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Far2\Plugins\Compare\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Far2\Plugins\Colorer\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Far2\Plugins\Colorer\bin\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Far2\Plugins\Colorer\hrc\auto\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Far2\Plugins\Colorer\hrc\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Far2\Plugins\Colorer\hrc\auto\types\how to get data.txt
  • %APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\how to get data.txt
  • %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Start Menu\Programs\Games\how to get data.txt
  • %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Start Menu\Programs\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Documents and Settings\Default User\Application Data\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Documents and Settings\Default User\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Media Player\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Documents and Settings\Default User\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\how to get data.txt
  • %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Start Menu\Programs\Accessories\Communications\how to get data.txt
  • %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Start Menu\Programs\Accessories\how to get data.txt
  • %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Start Menu\Programs\Accessories\Entertainment\how to get data.txt
  • %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Start Menu\Programs\Administrative Tools\how to get data.txt
  • %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Start Menu\Programs\Accessories\System Tools\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Documents and Settings\Default User\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\KHMHGZ4F\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Documents and Settings\Default User\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Documents and Settings\Default User\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\U98D4X8H\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Documents and Settings\Default User\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Documents and Settings\Default User\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\YPORKZYZ\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Documents and Settings\Default User\Local Settings\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Documents and Settings\Default User\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Windows Media\9.0\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Documents and Settings\Default User\Local Settings\History\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Documents and Settings\Default User\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\2VAZY7AN\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Documents and Settings\Default User\Local Settings\History\History.IE5\how to get data.txt
  • %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\Microsoft\Media Player\how to get data.txt
  • %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\Microsoft\Dr Watson\how to get data.txt
  • %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\Microsoft\Network\Connections\Pbk\how to get data.txt
  • %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\Microsoft\User Account Pictures\how to get data.txt
  • %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\Microsoft\User Account Pictures\Default Pictures\how to get data.txt
  • %HOMEPATH%\Desktop\how to get data.txt
  • C:\how to get data.txt
  • <Current directory>\how to get data.txt
  • %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\Microsoft\Crypto\RSA\S-1-5-18\how to get data.txt
  • %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\how to get data.txt
  • %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Documents\My Videos\how to get data.txt
  • %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Documents\My Pictures\Sample Pictures\how to get data.txt
  • %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\DRM\how to get data.txt
  • %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Start Menu\Programs\Accessories\Accessibility\how to get data.txt
  • %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Start Menu\how to get data.txt
  • %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Documents\My Music\how to get data.txt
  • %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Documents\how to get data.txt
  • %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Documents\My Music\Sample Music\how to get data.txt
  • %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Documents\My Pictures\how to get data.txt
  • %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Documents\My Music\Sample Playlists\0338E140\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Documents and Settings\Default User\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Documents and Settings\NetworkService\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\KHMHGZ4F\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Documents and Settings\NetworkService\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Documents and Settings\NetworkService\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\U98D4X8H\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Documents and Settings\NetworkService\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Documents and Settings\NetworkService\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\YPORKZYZ\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Documents and Settings\NetworkService\Local Settings\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Documents and Settings\NetworkService\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Windows\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Documents and Settings\NetworkService\Local Settings\History\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Documents and Settings\NetworkService\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\2VAZY7AN\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Documents and Settings\NetworkService\Local Settings\History\History.IE5\how to get data.txt
  • %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Themes\how to get data.txt
  • %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Media Player\how to get data.txt
  • %APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\cwdgt0y8.default\bookmarkbackups\how to get data.txt
  • %APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\cwdgt0y8.default\chrome\how to get data.txt
  • %APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\cwdgt0y8.default\how to get data.txt
  • %APPDATA%\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Documents and Settings\NetworkService\how to get data.txt
  • %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Address Book\how to get data.txt
  • %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\how to get data.txt
  • %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Documents and Settings\Default User\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Documents and Settings\Default User\Start Menu\Programs\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Documents and Settings\Default User\Templates\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Documents and Settings\LocalService\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Windows\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Documents and Settings\LocalService\Local Settings\Application Data\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Documents and Settings\Default User\Start Menu\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Documents and Settings\Default User\SendTo\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Documents and Settings\Default User\Start Menu\Programs\Accessories\Accessibility\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Documents and Settings\Default User\Start Menu\Programs\Accessories\Entertainment\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Documents and Settings\Default User\Start Menu\Programs\Accessories\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Documents and Settings\LocalService\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\LBMMC3H3\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Documents and Settings\LocalService\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Documents and Settings\LocalService\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\MOE00UY1\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Documents and Settings\LocalService\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Documents and Settings\LocalService\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Documents and Settings\LocalService\Local Settings\History\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Documents and Settings\LocalService\Local Settings\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Documents and Settings\LocalService\Local Settings\History\History.IE5\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Documents and Settings\LocalService\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\CJCTQ25G\how to get data.txt
  • C:\Documents and Settings\LocalService\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\BGGTYMH1\how to get data.txt
Miscellaneous:
Searches for the following windows:
  • ClassName: '' WindowName: 'Windows Task Manager'
  • ClassName: 'Shell_TrayWnd' WindowName: '(null)'

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