ALIASES:

Virus:Win32/Trats.C (Microsoft); W32/Trats (McAfee); W32.Trats!inf (Symantec); Virus.Win32.Trats.d (Kaspersky); Backdoor.Win32.Vanbot.DT (v) (Sunbelt); Trojan horse Lop.3.AZ (AVG)

 PLATFORM:

Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003

 OVERALL RISK RATING:
 REPORTED INFECTION:

  • Threat Type: File infector

  • Destructiveness: No

  • Encrypted:

  • In the wild: Yes

  OVERVIEW

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

Related Malware:

  TECHNICAL DETAILS

File Size: 403,456 bytes
File Type: EXE
Memory Resident: No
Initial Samples Received Date: 05 Jun 2013

Arrival Details

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

Dropping Routine

This file infector drops the following files:

  • {malware path and file name}
  • %System%\yayyw.dll

(Note: %System% is the Windows system folder, which is usually C:\Windows\System32.)

This report is generated via an automated analysis system.

  SOLUTION

Minimum Scan Engine: 9.300

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

Search and delete these components

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There may be some components 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.
  • {malware path and file name}
  • %System%\yayyw.dll

Step 3

Scan your computer with your Trend Micro product to clean files detected as PE_TRATS.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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