Threat Encyclopedia

HKTL_BYPASS

Publish date: June 28, 2013

ANALYSIS BY

Rhena Inocencio


PLATFORM:

Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP (32-bit, 64-bit), Windows Vista (32-bit, 64-bit), Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit)

OVERALL RISK RATING:
DAMAGE POTENTIAL:
DISTRIBUTION POTENTIAL:
REPORTED INFECTION:

  • Threat Type:Hacking Tool

  • Destructiveness:No

  • Encrypted: No

  • In the wild: Yes

OVERVIEW

Infection Channel:

Dropped by other malware


This hacking tool may be dropped by other malware.

TECHNICAL DETAILS

File Size:

146,170 bytes

File Type:

EXE

Memory Resident:

Yes

Initial Samples Received Date:

26 Jun 2013

Arrival Details

This hacking tool may be dropped by the following malware:

  • TROJ_DIDKR.C

NOTES:
This hacking tool has the capability to elevate administration privileges of a specific file in default UAC settings.

SOLUTION

Minimum Scan Engine:

9.300

Step 1

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

Step 2

Remove the malware/grayware file dropped/downloaded by HKTL_BYPASS

     
    • TROJ_DIDKR.C

Step 3

Scan your computer with your Trend Micro product to delete files detected as HKTL_BYPASS 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.


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