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TROJ_PIDIEF.JXM
Malware type: Trojan
Destructive: No
Platform: Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP (32-bit, 64-bit), Windows Vista (32-bit, 64-bit), Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit)
Encrypted: Yes
In the wild: Yes

Overview


Infection Channel: Dropped by other malware, Downloaded from the Internet

This Trojan arrives on a system as a file dropped by other malware or as a file downloaded unknowingly by users when visiting malicious sites.

Technical Details


File size: 18,530 bytes
File type: PDF
Initial samples received date: 12 Jul 2013
Payload: Downloads files

Arrival Details

This Trojan arrives on a system as a file dropped by other malware or as a file downloaded unknowingly by users when visiting malicious sites.

NOTES:
A successful compromise to the installed software results to the execution of an embedded JavaScript code.

This script connects to the following remote URLs to possibly download other malicious files:

  • http://{BLOCKED}riotings.net:80/white/applied_drill_facilitate.txt??e=17
  • http://{BLOCKED}sfillsdays.biz:80/white/aid_socially_particle_boyfriend.txt?e=17
  • http://{BLOCKED}ustin.net:80/white/lens-vessel.txt?e=17

However, as of this writing, the said sites are inaccessible.

Solution


Minimum scan engine: 9.300
VSAPI OPR Pattern Version: 10.151.00
VSAPI OPR Pattern Release Date: 13 Jul 2013

Step 1

Scan your computer with your Trend Micro product to delete files detected as TROJ_PIDIEF.JXM. If the detected files have already been cleaned, deleted, or quarantined by your Trend Micro product, no further step is required. You may opt to simply delete the quarantined files. Please check this Knowledge Base page for more information.

Step 2

Before doing any scans, Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 users must disable System Restore to allow full scanning of their computers.


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Analysis By: Alvin Bacani

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