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Added to the Dr.Web virus database: 2014-07-17

Virus description added:

Technical Information

To ensure autorun and distribution:
Modifies the following registry keys:
  • [<HKLM>\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run] '5a07966c3b106a03775bce5c650e8fac' = '"%TEMP%\EBhost.exe" ..'
  • [<HKCU>\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run] '5a07966c3b106a03775bce5c650e8fac' = '"%TEMP%\EBhost.exe" ..'
Creates or modifies the following files:
  • %HOMEPATH%\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\5a07966c3b106a03775bce5c650e8fac.exe
Malicious functions:
To bypass firewall, removes or modifies the following registry keys:
  • [<HKLM>\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\StandardProfile\AuthorizedApplications\List] '<SYSTEM32>\wscript.exe' = '<SYSTEM32>\wscript.exe:*:Enabled:wscript.exe'
  • [<HKLM>\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\StandardProfile\AuthorizedApplications\List] '%TEMP%\EBhost.exe' = '%TEMP%\EBhost.exe:*:Enabled:EBhost.exe'
To complicate detection of its presence in the operating system,
blocks the following features:
  • User Account Control (UAC)
Creates and executes the following:
  • '%TEMP%\EBhost.exe'
Executes the following:
  • '<SYSTEM32>\wscript.exe' "%TEMP%\EBhost.vbe"
  • '<SYSTEM32>\netsh.exe' firewall add allowedprogram "<SYSTEM32>\wscript.exe" "wscript.exe" ENABLE
  • '<SYSTEM32>\netsh.exe' firewall add allowedprogram "%TEMP%\EBhost.exe" "EBhost.exe" ENABLE
Modifies file system :
Creates the following files:
  • %TEMP%\EBhost.vbe
  • %TEMP%\EBhost.exe
Deletes the following files:
  • %TEMP%\EBhost.vbe
Network activity:
Connects to:
  • 'localhost':1177
Searches for the following windows:
  • ClassName: 'Indicator' WindowName: '(null)'
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