Threat Encyclopedia

LNK_JORIK.SMC

Publish date: March 25, 2015

ANALYSIS BY

Cris Nowell Pantanilla


PLATFORM:

Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003

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

  • Threat Type:Trojan

  • Destructiveness:No

  • Encrypted:

  • In the wild: Yes

OVERVIEW

Infection Channel:

Dropped by other malware


This is the Trend Micro detection for .LNK files used by WORM_JORIK variants as an autostart component.

This Trojan may be dropped by other malware.

TECHNICAL DETAILS

File Size:

Varies

File Type:

LNK

Memory Resident:

No

Initial Samples Received Date:

27 Jul 2012

Arrival Details

This Trojan may be dropped by the following malware:

  • WORM_JORIK

NOTES:

This is the Trend Micro detection for .LNK files used by WORM_JORIK variants as an autostart component. This shortcut file is used to execute copies of WORM_JORIK variants when a drive is accessed.

SOLUTION

Minimum Scan Engine:

9.200

FIRST VSAPI PATTERN FILE:

9.290.01

FIRST VSAPI PATTERN DATE:

27 Jul 2012

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

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