Also detected as:
WORM_PALEVO.SMUS (Trend Micro),
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This threat can give a malicious hacker unauthorized access and control of your PC.
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It modifies the registry so that it runs each time you start your PC. For example:
In subkey: HKLM\system\currentcontrolset\services\appmgmt\parametersSets value: "ServiceDll"With data: "%ProgramFiles%\%program files%\wdcp.dll"
It can make various registry changes during its installation, including:
In subkey: HKLM\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\runSets value: "(default)"With data: "file:%SystemRoot%\362.vbs"
Allows backdoor access and control
This threat can give a malicious hacker access and control of your PC. They can then perform a number of different actions, such as:
Creates a mutex
This threat can create a mutex on your PC. For example:
It might use this mutex as an infection marker to prevent more than one copy of the threat running on your PC.
This malware description was published using automated analysis of file SHA1 21955bba654878e036dcf886b73975bab25c1266.
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