Jaime Benigno Reyes
Backdoor:Win32/Poison.E (Microsoft), Trojan-Dropper.Win32.Dapato.cdgg (Kaspersky)
Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP (32-bit, 64-bit), Windows Vista (32-bit, 64-bit), Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit)
01 May 2013
02 May 2013
Before doing any scans, Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 users must disable System Restore to allow full scanning of their computers.
Scan your computer with your Trend Micro product and note files detected as BKDR_POISON.MEA
Restart in Safe Mode
Delete this registry value
Important: Editing the Windows Registry incorrectly can lead to irreversible system malfunction. Please do this step only if you know how or you can ask assistance from your system administrator. Else, check this Microsoft article first before modifying your computer's registry.
Search and delete the files detected as BKDR_POISON.MEA
*Note: Some component files may be hidden. Please make sure you check the Search Hidden Files and Folders checkbox in the More advanced options option to include all hidden files and folders in the search result.
To stop the malware/grayware from running when certain files are opened:
For Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003:
For Windows Vista and Windows 7:
Restart in normal mode and scan your computer with your Trend Micro product for files detected as BKDR_POISON.MEA. 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.