Threat Encyclopedia

HTML_PHISHER.USH

Publish date: June 04, 2013

ANALYSIS BY

Anthony Joe Melgarejo


ALIASES:

Mal/Phish-A (Sophos)

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:Trojan

  • Destructiveness:No

  • Encrypted: No

  • In the wild: Yes

OVERVIEW


This Trojan may be hosted on a website and run when a user accesses the said website.

TECHNICAL DETAILS

File Size:

28,915 bytes

File Type:

HTML, HTM

Memory Resident:

No

Initial Samples Received Date:

03 Jun 2013

Arrival Details

This Trojan may be hosted on a website and run when a user accesses the said website.

Information Theft

Upon execution of the file, the user is presented with the following window:

The window above asks for the users' banking information. After clicking a button, the following window appears:

Stolen Information

This Trojan sends the gathered information via HTTP POST to the following URL:

  • http://{BLOCKED}.108.56/.taxx/details.php

SOLUTION

Minimum Scan Engine:

9.300

FIRST VSAPI PATTERN FILE:

9.958.07

FIRST VSAPI PATTERN DATE:

03 Jun 2013

VSAPI OPR PATTERN File:

9.959.00

VSAPI OPR PATTERN Date:

03 Jun 2013

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

Close all opened browser windows

Step 3

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