Dropped by other malware
This Trojan Spy may be dropped by other malware.
12 Feb 2018
Collects system information
This Trojan Spy may be dropped by the following malware:
This Trojan Spy gathers the following data:
- System Credentials, such as:
This Trojan Spy does the following:
- After gathering the system credentials on the affected machine, TROJ_OLYMPICDESTROYER.A will use the stolen credentials for remote connection and propagation using PsExec.
- It extracts the stolen information/credentials from lsass.exe.
22 Feb 2018
23 Feb 2018
Before doing any scans, Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 users must disable System Restore to allow full scanning of their computers.
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.
Identify and terminate files detected as TSPY_MALSASS.A
- Windows Task Manager may not display all running processes. In this case, please use a third-party process viewer, preferably Process Explorer, to terminate the malware/grayware/spyware file. You may download the said tool here.
- If the detected file is displayed in either Windows Task Manager or Process Explorer but you cannot delete it, restart your computer in safe mode. To do this, refer to this link for the complete steps.
- If the detected file is not displayed in either Windows Task Manager or Process Explorer, continue doing the next steps.
Scan your computer with your Trend Micro product to delete files detected as TSPY_MALSASS.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 the following Trend Micro Support pages for more information:
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