Analysis by: Homer Pacag

 ALIASES:

Trojan:Win32/Foosace.J!dha (Microsoft)

 PLATFORM:

Windows

 OVERALL RISK RATING:
 DAMAGE POTENTIAL:
 DISTRIBUTION POTENTIAL:
 REPORTED INFECTION:
 INFORMATION EXPOSURE:

  • Threat Type: Spyware

  • Destructiveness: No

  • Encrypted: Yes

  • In the wild: Yes

  OVERVIEW

Infection Channel: Dropped by other malware

This spyware may arrive bundled with malware packages as a malware component. It may be dropped by other malware.

It retrieves specific information from the affected system.

  TECHNICAL DETAILS

File Size: 40,960 bytes
File Type: DLL
Memory Resident: Yes
Initial Samples Received Date: 11 Jul 2015
Payload: Connects to URLs/IPs, Collects system information

Arrival Details

This spyware may arrive bundled with malware packages as a malware component.

It may be dropped by the following malware:

  • TROJ_DROPPR.CXC

Information Theft

This spyware retrieves the following information from the affected system:

  • OS Version
  • Machine Information
  • Hostname/Computer Name
  • List of running processes
  • Hard Disk Drive Information

NOTES:

It connects to the following IP addresses and websites to send stolen information:

  • {BLOCKED}.{BLOCKED}.146.185
  • www.{BLOCKED}t.com
  • www.{BLOCKED}l.org

  SOLUTION

Minimum Scan Engine: 9.750
FIRST VSAPI PATTERN FILE: 11.784.08
FIRST VSAPI PATTERN DATE: 11 Jul 2015
VSAPI OPR PATTERN File: 11.785.00
VSAPI OPR PATTERN Date: 11 Jul 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

Restart in Safe Mode

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Step 4

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

    • TSPY_FAKEMS.C

Step 5

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