GUPDATE.EXE is trojan Menti

September 21, 2011 by NightWatcher
Filed under: Malware 
: Solved!

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We checked some samples of GUPDATE.EXE and detected the file GUPDATE.EXE as threat.
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Malware Analysis of GUPDATE.EXE
Full path on a computer: %Local Appdata%\Google\Update\gupdate.exe

Detected by UnHackMe:

Item Name: Google Update
Author: Unknown
Related File: %LOCAL APPDATA%\GOOGLE\UPDATE\GUPDATE.EXE
Type: Registry Run

Item Name: gupdate.exe
Author: Unknown
Related File: %LOCAL APPDATA%\GOOGLE\UPDATE\GUPDATE.EXE
Type: Running Processes

Removal Results: Success
Number of reboot: 1

GUPDATE.EXE is known as:

Trojan.Menti, Trojan.Goo

GUPDATE.EXE hash:

  • MD5: e0b6f9d2dac980ffc695270904e9424a
  • SHA1: 17a6322c8662460d50d534796ef0277e70538399
How to quickly detect GUPDATE.EXE presence? 

Registry:
  • HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\Google Update: “%Local Appdata%\Google\Update\gupdate.exe”
Folders:
  • %Local Appdata%\Google\Update
  • %Local Appdata%\NVIDIA Corporation
  • %Local Appdata%\NVIDIA Corporation\Update
Files:
  • %Local Appdata%\Google\Update\gupdate.exe
  • %Local Appdata%\Microsoft\Windows\winupdate.exe
  • %Local Appdata%\NVIDIA Corporation\Update\daemonupd.exe
  • %Startup%\winupdate.lnk


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