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PSW-Stealer.Aimv4 Analysis Report
Threat Submitted On: 8/30/2007 7:19:34 AM
Threat Analysed On: 8/30/2007 12:19:34 PM
Threat Updated On: 1/27/2011 7:27:18 AM
Type : PSW-Stealer
Symptoms of Aimv4
  • 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 : PSW-Stealer.Aimv4
Md5 Hash : [df5fe29a7227ede5c2e755bcf27d7b88]
File Size : (295424 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: [randomname].exe
Path : %workingdir%

Md5Hash :df5fe29a7227ede5c2e755bcf27d7b88 ( 295424 bytes)
Also creates the following files on user's System which are also created by Genuine Software :-
These file(s) can be kept as they are also created by genuine Software.
File : aim.exe
Path : %workingdir%

Md5Hash :46d444e0cdc796c86cc172e61ed0dfb7 ( 208896 bytes)


1. %workingdir% Refers to the current directory in which user is working.

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