Threat Encyclopedia

PE_JEEFO.A

Publish date: October 09, 2013

ALIASES:

Virus:Win32/Jeefo.A (Microsoft); W32/Jeefo (McAfee); W32.Jeefo (Symantec); Virus.Win32.Hidrag.a (Kaspersky); Jeefo (v) (Sunbelt); Win32.Jeefo.B (FSecure)

PLATFORM:

Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003

OVERALL RISK RATING:
REPORTED INFECTION:

  • Threat Type:File infector

  • Destructiveness:No

  • Encrypted:

  • In the wild: Yes

OVERVIEW


This file infector 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:

655,360 bytes

File Type:

EXE

Memory Resident:

No

Initial Samples Received Date:

20 Apr 2012

Arrival Details

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

Dropping Routine

This file infector drops the following files:

  • %Windows%\svchost.exe

(Note: %Windows% is the Windows folder, which is usually C:\Windows.)

This report is generated via an automated analysis system.

SOLUTION

Minimum Scan Engine:

9.200

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

Search and delete this file

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  • %Windows%\svchost.exe

Step 3

Scan your computer with your Trend Micro product to clean files detected as PE_JEEFO.A. 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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