Threat Encyclopedia

TROJ64_APOLMY.C

Publish date: November 28, 2014

ANALYSIS BY

Anthony Joe Melgarejo


ALIASES:

Trojan:Win64/Apolmy.A (Microsoft)

PLATFORM:

Windows

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

  • Threat Type:Trojan

  • Destructiveness:No

  • Encrypted: No

  • In the wild: Yes

OVERVIEW


This Trojan may be dropped by other malware.

It takes advantage of certain vulnerabilities. It deletes itself after execution.

TECHNICAL DETAILS

File Size:

13824 bytes

File Type:

EXE

Memory Resident:

No

Initial Samples Received Date:

26 Nov 2014

Arrival Details

This Trojan may be dropped by the following malware:

Other Details

This Trojan takes advantage of the following vulnerabilities:

It deletes itself after execution.

SOLUTION

Minimum Scan Engine:

9.700

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 TROJ64_APOLMY.C. (Note: Please skip this step if the threat(s) listed below have already been removed.)

Step 3

Scan your computer with your Trend Micro product to delete files detected as TROJ64_APOLMY.C. 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.

Step 4

Download and apply this security patch Refrain from using these products until the appropriate patches have been installed. Trend Micro advises users to download critical patches upon release by vendors.


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