The file DRIVERUPDATE.EXE is identified as a virus dropper.
The dropper DRIVERUPDATE.EXE is used for downloading and installing other malware, Trojans, viruses by the commands received from the Command Center.
The file DRIVERUPDATE.EXE loads into the computer memory and tries to connect to the dangerous web site.
Usually the DRIVERUPDATE.EXE dropper does not infect the files on the computer and does not replicate itself on other computers.
Kill the DRIVERUPDATE.EXE process and delete the file DRIVERUPDATE.EXE.
Malware Analysis of DRIVERUPDATE.EXE
Full path on a computer: %Appdata%\mIRC\DriverUpdate.exe
Detected by UnHackMe:
Item Name: WinXPService
Related File: %APPDATA%\MIRC\DRIVERUPDATE.EXE
Type: Registry Run
Item Name: mircdriver.exe
Author: mIRC Co. Ltd.
Related File: %APPDATA%\MIRC\MIRCDRIVER.EXE
Type: Running Processes
Removal Results: Success
Number of reboot: 1
DRIVERUPDATE.EXE is known as:
- MD5: 5dd6ccd04f1eaa5c5f0da6e217177bde
- HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\WinXPService: “%Appdata%\mirc\DriverUpdate.exe”
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