Analysis by: Pearl Charlaine Espejo


Upatre-FACY!275DE8519BB1 (McAfee); Trojan.Win32.Upatre.sq (AVware); Trojan.Win32.Upatre.sq (VIPRE)




  • Threat Type: Trojan

  • Destructiveness: No

  • Encrypted:

  • In the wild: Yes


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 does not have any propagation routine.

It does not have any backdoor routine.

It executes the downloaded files. As a result, malicious routines of the downloaded files are exhibited on the affected system.

It deletes the initially executed copy of itself.


File Size: 41,472 bytes
File Type: EXE
Memory Resident: No
Initial Samples Received Date: 31 Oct 2015
Payload: Downloads files, Steals information

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.


This Trojan does not have any propagation routine.

Backdoor Routine

This Trojan does not have any backdoor routine.

Download Routine

This Trojan connects to the following website(s) to download and execute a malicious file:

  • https://{BLOCKED}.{BLOCKED}.52.89/case12.rar
  • https://{BLOCKED}.{BLOCKED}.11.51/case12.rar
  • https://{BLOCKED}.{BLOCKED}.129.116/case12.rar
  • https://{BLOCKED}.{BLOCKED}.131.140/case12.rar
  • https://{BLOCKED}.{BLOCKED}.203.43/case12.rar
  • https://{BLOCKED}.{BLOCKED}.49.11/case12.rar
  • https://{BLOCKED}.{BLOCKED}.247.74/case12.rar
  • https://{BLOCKED}.{BLOCKED}.31.6/case12.rar
  • https://{BLOCKED}.{BLOCKED}.98.172/case12.rar
  • https://{BLOCKED}.{BLOCKED}.223.45/case12.rar
  • https://{BLOCKED}.{BLOCKED}.117.66/case12.rar
  • https://{BLOCKED}.{BLOCKED}.64.160/case12.rar
  • https://{BLOCKED}.{BLOCKED}.93.231/case12.rar
  • https://{BLOCKED}.{BLOCKED}.164.10/case12.rar
  • https://{BLOCKED}.{BLOCKED}.199.21/case12.rar
  • https://{BLOCKED}.{BLOCKED}.116.190/case12.rar
  • https://{BLOCKED}.{BLOCKED}.51.92/case12.rar
  • https://{BLOCKED}.{BLOCKED}.89.57/case12.rar
  • https://{BLOCKED}.{BLOCKED}.57.155/case12.rar
  • https://{BLOCKED}.{BLOCKED}.197.50/case12.rar
  • https://{BLOCKED}.{BLOCKED}.68.78/case12.rar
  • https://{BLOCKED}.{BLOCKED}.138.154/case12.rar
  • https://{BLOCKED}.{BLOCKED}.217.188/case12.rar
  • https://{BLOCKED}.{BLOCKED}.131.116/case12.rar
  • https://{BLOCKED}.{BLOCKED}.20.53/case12.rar
  • https://{BLOCKED}.{BLOCKED}.144.177/case12.rar
  • https://{BLOCKED}.{BLOCKED}.14.163/case12.rar
  • https://{BLOCKED}.{BLOCKED}.13.21/case12.rar
  • https://{BLOCKED}.{BLOCKED}.252.207/case12.rar
  • https://{BLOCKED}.{BLOCKED}.135.178/case12.rar
  • https://{BLOCKED}.{BLOCKED}.201.105/case12.rar
  • https://{BLOCKED}.{BLOCKED}.201.61/case12.rar
  • https://{BLOCKED}.{BLOCKED}.242.203/case12.rar
  • https://{BLOCKED}.{BLOCKED}.171.44/case12.rar
  • https://{BLOCKED}.{BLOCKED}.204.114/case12.rar
  • https://{BLOCKED}.{BLOCKED}.82.80/case12.rar
  • https://{BLOCKED}.{BLOCKED}.101.67/case12.rar
  • https://{BLOCKED}.{BLOCKED}.233.105/case12.rar
  • https://{BLOCKED}.{BLOCKED}.76.211/case12.rar
  • https://{BLOCKED}.{BLOCKED}.64.45/case12.rar
  • https://{BLOCKED}.{BLOCKED}.144.37/case12.rar
  • https://{BLOCKED}.{BLOCKED}.65.67/case12.rar
  • https://{BLOCKED}.{BLOCKED}.168.205/case12.rar
  • https://{BLOCKED}.{BLOCKED}.236.122/case12.rar
  • https://{BLOCKED}.{BLOCKED}.236.148/case12.rar
  • https://{BLOCKED}.{BLOCKED}.172.232/case12.rar
  • https://{BLOCKED}.{BLOCKED}.155.22/case12.rar
  • https://{BLOCKED}.{BLOCKED}.82.239/case12.rar
  • https://{BLOCKED}.{BLOCKED}.82.66/case12.rar

It saves the files it downloads using the following names:

  • %User Temp%\kvalweca.exe - detected as TSPY_DYRE.EBH

(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 then executes the downloaded files. As a result, malicious routines of the downloaded files are exhibited on the affected system.

Information Theft

This Trojan gathers the following data:

  • Computer Name
  • OS version
  • Service Pack

Other Details

This Trojan connects to the following URL(s) to get the affected system's IP address:


It deletes the initially executed copy of itself


This Trojan connects to the URL http://{BLOCKED}.{BLOCKED}.90.166:{port number}/9-S12/{data} to report infection of the affected system.

It installs authentication certificates to enable access of download sites.


Minimum Scan Engine: 9.8
VSAPI OPR PATTERN File: 11.971.00
VSAPI OPR PATTERN Date: 10 Oct 2015

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

Note that not all files, folders, and registry keys and entries are installed on your computer during this malware's/spyware's/grayware's execution. This may be due to incomplete installation or other operating system conditions. If you do not find the same files/folders/registry information, please proceed to the next step.

Step 3

Remove malware/grayware files dropped/downloaded by TROJ_UPATRE.YYSPB. (Note: Please skip this step if the threats listed below have already been removed.)


Step 4

Scan your computer with your Trend Micro product to delete files detected as TROJ_UPATRE.YYSPB. 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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