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TSPY_PASSTEAL.B
Aliases: Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT (Sunbelt)
Malware type: Spyware
Destructive: No
Platform: Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003
In the wild: Yes

Overview


This spyware 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: 307,200 bytes
File type: EXE
Memory resident: No
Initial samples received date: 15 Nov 2012

Arrival Details

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

Other System Modifications

This spyware deletes the following files:

  • %Windows%\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\config\security.config.cch.1872.1199515
  • %Windows%\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\config\enterprisesec.config.cch.1872.1199515
  • %User Profile%\v2.0.50727.42\security.config.cch.1872.1199625

(Note: %Windows% is the Windows folder, which is usually C:\Windows or C:\WINNT.. %User Profile% is the current user's profile folder, which is usually C:\Windows\Profiles\{user name} on Windows 98 and ME, C:\WINNT\Profiles\{user name} on Windows NT, and C:\Documents and Settings\{user name} on Windows 2000, XP, and Server 2003.)

Dropping Routine

This spyware drops the following files:

  • claves.xml

This report is generated via an automated analysis system.

Solution


Minimum scan engine: 9.300

Step 1

For Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 users, before doing any scans, please make sure you disable System Restore to allow full scanning of your computer.

Step 2

Search and delete this file

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  • claves.xml

Step 3

Scan your computer with your Trend Micro product to delete files detected as TSPY_PASSTEAL.B. 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 4

Restore this file from backup only Microsoft-related files will be restored. If this malware/grayware also deleted files related to programs that are not from Microsoft, please reinstall those programs on you computer again.

  • %Windows%\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\config\security.config.cch.1872.1199515
  • %Windows%\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\config\enterprisesec.config.cch.1872.1199515
  • %User Profile%\v2.0.50727.42\security.config.cch.1872.1199625


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