SecurityScanner.exe – Fake AntiVirus

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The file SecurityScanner.exe is a part of Fake Antiviral software.
You must delete the file SecurityScanner.exe immediately!
Delete the file SecurityScanner.exe without delay!
Kill the process SecurityScanner.exe and remove SecurityScanner.exe from Windows startup.

Malware Analysis of “XP Anti-Spyware”
Executed: SecurityScanner.exe
Removed: hxl.exe. Full path: C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\Application Data\hxl.exe

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Detected by UnHackMe:

Item Name: .exe
Author: Unknown
Related File: “C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\Application Data\hxl.exe” -a “%1″ %*
Type: Main File Extensions

Item Name: hxl.exe
Author: Unknown
Related File: C:\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\ADMINISTRATOR\LOCAL SETTINGS\APPLICATION DATA\HXL.EXE
Type: Running Processes

Removal Results: Success
Number of reboot: 1

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How to quickly detect malware presence?

Registry:
HKLM\Software\Clients\StartMenuInternet\FIREFOX.EXE\shell\open\command\
Value:
“”C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\Application Data\hxl.exe” -a “C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe””

Registry:
HKLM\Software\Clients\StartMenuInternet\FIREFOX.EXE\shell\safemode\command\
Value:
“”C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\Application Data\hxl.exe” -a “C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe” -safe-mode”

Registry:
HKLM\Software\Clients\StartMenuInternet\IEXPLORE.EXE\shell\open\command\
Value:
“”C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\Application Data\hxl.exe” -a “C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe””

Files:
C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\Application Data\hxl.exe

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Classification:

Antivirus Version Last Update Result
F-Secure 9.0.16440.0 2011.05.09 Trojan.Generic.KDV.213227
Kaspersky 9.0.0.837 2011.05.09 Trojan.Win32.FakeAV.cwst
Microsoft 1.6802 2011.05.09 Rogue:Win32/FakeRean
NOD32 6105 2011.05.09 Win32/Adware.XPAntiSpyware.AB

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MD5 14badba512420fe030f5a2b249e29123

SHA1 8c091c0ccb6de2754c196cdf8fa9314e26d84d6a

SHA256 8d472f080f8ea266d7bbbbb54948e473c9f3f1ce48359f723c2d57eadc2e6a67

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Installation
When the program is executed, it creates the following registry subkeys and values:

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Keys deleted:5
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HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Enum\Root\LEGACY_WUAUSERV
HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Enum\Root\LEGACY_WUAUSERV\0000
HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\wuauserv
HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\wuauserv\Parameters
HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\wuauserv\Security

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Values deleted:16
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HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Enum\Root\LEGACY_WUAUSERV\0000\Service: “wuauserv”
HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Enum\Root\LEGACY_WUAUSERV\0000\Legacy: 0×00000001
HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Enum\Root\LEGACY_WUAUSERV\0000\ConfigFlags: 0×00000000
HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Enum\Root\LEGACY_WUAUSERV\0000\Class: “LegacyDriver”
HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Enum\Root\LEGACY_WUAUSERV\0000\ClassGUID: “{8ECC055D-047F-11D1-A537-0000F8753ED1}”
HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Enum\Root\LEGACY_WUAUSERV\0000\DeviceDesc: “Automatic Updates”
HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Enum\Root\LEGACY_WUAUSERV\NextInstance: 0×00000001
HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\wuauserv\Security\Security: 01 00 14 80 90 00 00 00 9C 00 00 00 14 00 00 00 30 00 00 00 02 00 1C 00 01 00 00 00 02 80 14 00 FF 01 0F 00 01 01 00 00 00 00 00 01 00 00 00 00 02 00 60 00 04 00 00 00 00 00 14 00 FD 01 02 00 01 01 00 00 00 00 00 05 12 00 00 00 00 00 18 00 FF 01 0F 00 01 02 00 00 00 00 00 05 20 00 00 00 20 02 00 00 00 00 14 00 8D 01 02 00 01 01 00 00 00 00 00 05 0B 00 00 00 00 00 18 00 FD 01 02 00 01 02 00 00 00 00 00 05 20 00 00 00 23 02 00 00 01 01 00 00 00 00 00 05 12 00 00 00 01 01 00 00 00 00 00 05 12 00 00 00
HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\wuauserv\Parameters\ServiceDll: “C:\WINDOWS\system32\wuauserv.dll”
HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\wuauserv\Type: 0×00000020
HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\wuauserv\Start: 0×00000002
HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\wuauserv\ErrorControl: 0×00000001
HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\wuauserv\ImagePath: “%systemroot%\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs”
HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\wuauserv\DisplayName: “Automatic Updates”
HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\wuauserv\ObjectName: “LocalSystem”
HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\wuauserv\Description: “Enables the download and installation of Windows updates. If this service is disabled, this computer will not be able to use the Automatic Updates feature or the Windows Update Web site.”

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Values added:6
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HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\DomainProfile\EnableFirewall: 0×00000000
HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\DomainProfile\DoNotAllowExceptions: 0×00000000
HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\DomainProfile\DisableNotifications: 0×00000001
HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\StandardProfile\DoNotAllowExceptions: 0×00000000
HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\StandardProfile\DisableNotifications: 0×00000001
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Identity: 0x8701E356

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Values modified:7
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(-) HKLM\Software\Clients\StartMenuInternet\FIREFOX.EXE\shell\open\command\: “C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe”
(+) HKLM\Software\Clients\StartMenuInternet\FIREFOX.EXE\shell\open\command\: “”C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\Application Data\hxl.exe” -a “C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe””
(-) HKLM\Software\Clients\StartMenuInternet\FIREFOX.EXE\shell\safemode\command\: “”C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe” -safe-mode”
(+) HKLM\Software\Clients\StartMenuInternet\FIREFOX.EXE\shell\safemode\command\: “”C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\Application Data\hxl.exe” -a “C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe” -safe-mode”
(-) HKLM\Software\Clients\StartMenuInternet\IEXPLORE.EXE\shell\open\command\: “C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe”
(+) HKLM\Software\Clients\StartMenuInternet\IEXPLORE.EXE\shell\open\command\: “”C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\Application Data\hxl.exe” -a “C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe””
(-) HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Security Center\AntiVirusOverride: 0×00000000
(+) HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Security Center\AntiVirusOverride: 0×00000001
(-) HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Security Center\FirewallOverride: 0×00000000
(+) HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Security Center\FirewallOverride: 0×00000001
(-) HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Start: 0×00000002
(+) HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Start: 0×00000004
(-) HKCU\Software\Clients\StartMenuInternet\: “FIREFOX.EXE”
(+) HKCU\Software\Clients\StartMenuInternet\: “IEXPLORE.EXE”

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Files added:5
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C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\Application Data\0a87s3ky43vq272c87qv5f72p8x61
C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\Application Data\hxl.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\Temp\0a87s3ky43vq272c87qv5f72p8x61
C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Templates\0a87s3ky43vq272c87qv5f72p8x61
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\0a87s3ky43vq272c87qv5f72p8x61

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Files deleted:1
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C:\sand-box\SecurityScanner.exe

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Files [attributes?] modified:1
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C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\Application Data\GDIPFONTCACHEV1.DAT

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Total changes:41
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