DRIVERUPDATE.EXE is Trojan KillProc

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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
Author: Unknown
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


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Removal Results: Success
Number of reboot: 1

DRIVERUPDATE.EXE is known as:

Trojan.KillProc

DRIVERUPDATE.EXE hash:

  • MD5: 5dd6ccd04f1eaa5c5f0da6e217177bde
The file tries to connect to the dangerous web site.
How to quickly detect DRIVERUPDATE.EXE presence?

Registry:
  • HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\WinXPService: “%Appdata%\mirc\DriverUpdate.exe”
Folders:
  • %Appdata%\mIRC
Files:
  • %Appdata%\mIRC\DriverUpdate.exe
  • %Appdata%\mIRC\mircdriver.exe


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