Threat Encyclopedia

TROJ_TALERET.DRP

Publish date: October 29, 2014

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

Infection Channel:

Dropped by other malware


This Trojan may be dropped by other malware.

It executes the dropped file(s). As a result, malicious routines of the dropped files are exhibited on the affected system.

TECHNICAL DETAILS

File Size:

118,273 bytes

File Type:

EXE

Memory Resident:

Yes

Initial Samples Received Date:

28 Oct 2014

Arrival Details

This Trojan may be dropped by the following malware:

  • TROJ_MDROP.JBR

Installation

This Trojan drops the following files:

  • %User Temp%\tmp.dat – encrypted. The decrypted binary is detected as TROJ_TALERET.ZTBJ-A
  • %User Temp%\tmp.dll - detected as TROJ_TALERET.LDR

(Note: %User Temp% is the user's temporary folder, where it usually is C:\Documents and Settings\{user name}\Local Settings\Temp on Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (32- and 64-bit); C:\Users\{user name}\AppData\Local\Temp on Windows Vista (32- and 64-bit), Windows 7 (32- and 64-bit), Windows 8 (32- and 64-bit), Windows 8.1 (32- and 64-bit), Windows Server 2008, and Windows Server 2012.)

It adds the following processes:

  • %System%\notepad.exe

(Note: %System% is the Windows system folder, where it usually is C:\Windows\System32 on all Windows operating system versions.)

Dropping Routine

This Trojan executes the dropped file(s). As a result, malicious routines of the dropped files are exhibited on the affected system.

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 that dropped/downloaded TROJ_TALERET.DRP. (Note: Please skip this step if the threat(s) listed below have already been removed.)

    • TROJ_MDROP.JBR

Step 3

Remove the malware/grayware file dropped/downloaded by TROJ_TALERET.DRP. (Note: Please skip this step if the threat(s) listed below have already been removed.)

    • TROJ_TALERET.LDR

Step 4

Search and delete these files

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There may be some files that are hidden. Please make sure you check the Search Hidden Files and Folders checkbox in the "More advanced options" option to include all hidden files and folders in the search result.
  • %User Temp%\tmp.dat

Step 5

Restart in normal mode and scan your computer with your Trend Micro product for files detected as TROJ_TALERET.DRP. 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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