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Trojan:Win32/Stoberox.B


Trojan:Win32/Stoberox.B is a malicious program that is unable to spread of its own accord. It may perform a number of actions of an attacker's choice on an affected computer.


What to do now

To detect and remove this threat and other malicious software that may have been installed in your computer, run a full-system scan with an up-to-date antivirus product such as the following: For more information about using antivirus software, see http://www.microsoft.com/windows/antivirus-partners/.

Threat behavior

Trojan:Win32/Stoberox.B is a malicious program that is unable to spread of its own accord. It may perform a number of actions of an attacker's choice on an affected computer.
Installation
When executed, Trojan:Win32/Stoberox.B copies itself to c:\documents and settings\administrator\my documents\kb893803\kb893803.exe.

The malware creates the following files on an affected computer:

  • c:\documents and settings\administrator\start menu\programs\startup\kb893803.lnk
Payload
Contacts remote hosts
Trojan:Win32/Stoberox.B may contact the following remote hosts using port 80:

  • gotillustrations.com
  • update.microsoft.com

Commonly, malware may contact a remote host for the following purposes:
  • To confirm Internet connectivity
  • To report a new infection to its author
  • To receive configuration or other data
  • To download and execute arbitrary files (including updates or additional malware)
  • To receive instruction from a remote attacker
  • To upload data taken from the affected computer

This malware description was produced and published using our automated analysis system's examination of file SHA1 83a42af43c8b798c4932ee3d5af6d66e625cfe8d.

Symptoms

System changes
The following system changes may indicate the presence of this malware:

  • The presence of the following files:

  • c:\documents and settings\administrator\my documents\kb893803\kb893803.exe
    c:\documents and settings\administrator\start menu\programs\startup\kb893803.lnk


Prevention


Alert level: Severe
First detected by definition: 1.141.1323.0
Latest detected by definition: 1.183.1602.0 and higher
First detected on: Dec 07, 2012
This entry was first published on: Dec 11, 2012
This entry was updated on: Dec 18, 2012

This threat is also detected as:
No known aliases