Riskware/RemoteAdmin_Ammyy (Fortinet); a variant of Win32/RemoteAdmin.Ammyy.H potentially unsafe (ESET-NOD32)
This Backdoor arrives on a system as a file dropped by other malware or as a file downloaded unknowingly by users when visiting malicious sites. It may be downloaded by other malware/grayware from remote sites.
It executes commands from a remote malicious user, effectively compromising the affected system.
08 Jun 2018
This Backdoor arrives on a system as a file dropped by other malware or as a file downloaded unknowingly by users when visiting malicious sites.
It may be downloaded by the following malware/grayware from remote sites:
Other System Modifications
This Backdoor adds the following registry entries:
netsxuid = 53576297
This Backdoor executes the following commands from a remote malicious user:
- File Manager
- View Screen
- Remote Control
- Audio Chat
- RDP Sessions
- Service - Install/Start/Stop/Remove
- Disable desktop background
- Disable desktop composition
- Disable visual effects
- Show tooltip - mouse cursor blinking cause
It connects to the following URL(s) to send and receive commands from a remote malicious user:
This Backdoor gathers the following data:
- Victim ID
- Computer name
- Antivirus product name obtained via WMI query
- 1 if a usable smart-card is inserted into a reader, 0 otherwise
- Malware build time
This Backdoor accepts the following parameters:
11 Jun 2018
12 Jun 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.
Restart in Safe Mode
Delete this registry value
Important: Editing the Windows Registry incorrectly can lead to irreversible system malfunction. Please do this step only if you know how or you can ask assistance from your system administrator. Else, check this Microsoft article first before modifying your computer's registry.
- In HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services
- netsxuid = 53576297
- netsxuid = 53576297
Restart in normal mode and scan your computer with your Trend Micro product for files detected as BKDR_FLAWEDAMMYY.B. 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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