Fynloski.A is a repackaged version of a remote access tool (RAT) and might come in a variety of installer types.
This threat can create files on your PC, including:
It modifies the registry so that it runs each time you start your PC. For example:
In subkey: HKCU\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\run
Sets value: "Macrovision Security Driver"
With data: "%APPDATA%\microsoft\lookupsvi.exe"
The malware uses code injection to make it harder to detect and remove. It can inject code into running processes.
Allows backdoor access and control
Fynloski.A lets a malicious hacker remotely access your PC. It can let the malicious hacker do any of the following:
- Capture video from your webcam
- Control the clipboard
- Control the mouse, including the clicks
- Display a message box
- Download and run files
- Gather information about your PC
- Hide the operating system's default screens and windows
- Open and close the CD-ROM drive door
- Record sound produced by the PC
- Record keystrokes
- Set a custom background
- Steal passwords from known applications
- Type text on the screen
Collects your sensitive information
This threat can collect your sensitive information without your consent. This can include:
- The keys you press
- Your web browsing history
- Your credit card information
- Your user names and passwords
It could also imitate a legitimate website to lure you into revealing your sensitive information.
Connects to a remote host
We have seen this threat connect to a remote host, including:
slimx.comule.comusing port 80
slimmy.noip.me using port 200
Malware can connect to a remote host to do any of the following:
- Check for an Internet connection
- Download and run files (including updates or other malware)
- Report a new infection to its author
- Receive configuration or other data
- Receive instructions from a malicious hacker
- Search for your PC location
- Upload information taken from your PC
- Validate a digital certificate
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.
Analysis by Daniel Chipiristeanu
Alerts from your security software may be the only symptom.