Threat Encyclopedia

TROJ_ALUREON.AE

Publish date: December 29, 2012

ALIASES:

TrojanDownloader:Win32/Karagany.I (Microsoft); Downloader.a!b2c (McAfee); Trojan.Win32.Generic.pak!cobra (Sunbelt); Gen:Variant.TDss.33 (FSecure)

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


This Trojan 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:

13,824 bytes

File Type:

EXE

Memory Resident:

No

Initial Samples Received Date:

29 Jan 2012

Arrival Details

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

Other Details

This Trojan connects to the following possibly malicious URL:

  • http://no4closure.{BLOCKED}a.pl/showthread.php?t=512251

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

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