Trojan:Win32/Serubsit.A is a trojan that locks the affected user's computer and attempts to scare and intimidate the user into calling a premium phone number.
Trojan:Win32/Serubsit.A may be installed with one of the following file names:
Once infected, the trojan delays for a certain period before executing this payload. After this delay, Trojan:Win32/Serubsit.A displays messages which are designed to trick the user into calling a premium phone number.
The malware requires an activation code, which according to the message, can be obtained by phone, to resume normal access to the machine.
Below are some examples of the messages that the trojan displays, where it attempts to trick the user about Windows activation:
Below are some examples of the messages that the trojan displays, where it attempts to intimidate the affected user into calling a premium number to retrieve an activation key:
Analysis by Ray Roberts