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PSW-Stealer.About Analysis Report
Threat Submitted On: 8/1/2007 5:07:52 AM
Threat Analysed On: 8/1/2007 10:07:52 AM
Threat Updated On: 1/27/2011 6:27:06 PM
Type : PSW-Stealer
Symptoms of About
  • Runs in stealth mode and records passwords as and when entered on a system
  • May also imitate the login prompt, asking the user to provide their password
Alias : Trojan-PSW.Win32.About
Md5 Hash : [231e28d574bda0bb159cc7a68a962ffa]
File Size : (32773 bytes)

Technical Details

Here are the Technical findings of our analysis team after analyzing this malware in detail :-

Creates the following infected Files on user's System
Delete the following Files to remove Infection
File: spoolsrv.exe
Path : %windir%

Md5Hash :231e28d574bda0bb159cc7a68a962ffa ( 32773 bytes)
File: [randomname].exe
Path : %workingdir%

Md5Hash :231e28d574bda0bb159cc7a68a962ffa ( 32773 bytes)
The following Registry Values are added to the provided Registry Keys :-
Delete the added Values from the Key to remove Infection
|__ Value Added :
spooler service = ""%windir%\spoolsrv.exe""
Creates the following child process(s) on execution:




1. %windir% Refers to the windows root folder. By default it is 'C:\Windows'
2. %workingdir% Refers to the current directory in which user is working.

Important: We strongly recommend that you backup the Registry before making any changes to it. Incorrect changes to the Registry can result in permanent data loss or corrupted Files. Modify the malicious\suspicious Subkeys only.

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