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Threat Encyclopedia

TSPY_PASSTEAL.A


ALIASES:

Trojan.Win32.Pakes (Ikarus), W32/Dapato.BNYX!tr (Fortinet)

PLATFORM:

Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003

OVERALL RISK RATING:
REPORTED INFECTION:
SYSTEM IMPACT RATING:
INFORMATION EXPOSURE:

  • Threat Type:Spyware

  • Destructiveness:No

  • Encrypted: Yes

  • In the wild: Yes

OVERVIEW

TECHNICAL DETAILS

SOLUTION

Minimum Scan Engine:

9.300

FIRST VSAPI PATTERN FILE:

9.498.04

FIRST VSAPI PATTERN DATE:

31 Oct 2012

VSAPI OPR PATTERN File:

9.499.00

VSAPI OPR PATTERN Date:

01 Nov 2012

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 and note files detected as TSPY_PASSTEAL.A

Step 3

Restart in Safe Mode

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Step 4

Search and delete files detected as TSPY_PASSTEAL.A

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Please make sure you check the Search Hidden Files and Folders checkbox in the More advanced options option to include all hidden folders in the search result.

Step 5

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%\cvtres.exe
  • %System Root%\DOCUMENTS
  • %User Profile%\Application Data\{computer name}.txt

Step 6

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