Threat Encyclopedia

TROJ_MEDFOS.JET

Publish date: July 26, 2013

ANALYSIS BY

Alvin Bacani


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:
INFORMATION EXPOSURE:

  • Threat Type:Trojan

  • Destructiveness:No

  • Encrypted: Yes

  • In the wild: Yes

OVERVIEW

Infection Channel:

Downloaded from the Internet, Dropped by other malware


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.

It executes then deletes itself afterward.

However, as of this writing, the said sites are inaccessible.

TECHNICAL DETAILS

File Size:

543,395 bytes

File Type:

EXE

Memory Resident:

No

Initial Samples Received Date:

25 Jul 2013

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.

Installation

This Trojan executes then deletes itself afterward.

Download Routine

This Trojan connects to the following URL(s) to download its component file(s):

  • http://{BLOCKED}.{BLOCKED}.131.151/uploading/id=1083240497&u=4WacvjA+sJYdYDnGmxr7tWGncoZ5nmBoGHuGzBOLacviRtjYIg2xcqQMAWYaZM4RqxalcusDRHEPWj3teOn0xQ==

Other Details

This Trojan connects to the following possibly malicious URL:

  • http://{BLOCKED}5.{BLOCKED}ostingdata.com

However, as of this writing, the said sites are inaccessible.

SOLUTION

Minimum Scan Engine:

9.300

FIRST VSAPI PATTERN FILE:

10.176.09

FIRST VSAPI PATTERN DATE:

25 Jul 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

Scan your computer with your Trend Micro product to delete files detected as TROJ_MEDFOS.JET. 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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