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Adware.Keenval Analysis Report
Threat Submitted On: 3/26/2008 8:39:41 PM
Threat Analysed On: 3/27/2008 1:39:41 AM
Threat Updated On: 1/27/2011 6:17:50 PM
Type : Adware
Symptoms of Keenval
  • Displays porn/abusive content or intrusive third-party advertisements.
  • Shows deceptive or false warning.
  • Generates advertisement even when the program is not running
  • Synchronously installs other bundled program.
  • The program can places unwanted adverts on computer screen.
Alias : AdWare.Win32.Keenval.b
Md5 Hash : [c6fa0a574ec8a9467f0e36d456c7dffc]
File Size : (274434 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 :f29b81f4db0c722d011e2b5269ba93fe ( 32768 bytes)
File: kvlhookwin.dll
Path : %temp%

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

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1d82372cce801b892cae1fa82d20010a ( 168007 bytes)
2074580839f2b674c683afc7fc5a0a1c ( 167936 bytes)
5c256ccd89a84b0b06348233be7f66e0 ( 32772 bytes)
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5fa6dea0cb76036bab063ffdd0804a2e ( 168009 bytes)
8ebef8ead0fefd1d25403f136b8ea320 ( 168010 bytes)
c6fa0a574ec8a9467f0e36d456c7dffc ( 274434 bytes)
d49a2341bc2cb8510272b01af512b608 ( 168008 bytes)
dcb0d75a1b0617e3c0564449ce84b4ad ( 168015 bytes)
f112bcd3b5db1733befa5ef8b924cdcf ( 168006 bytes)
Creates the following child process(s) on execution:

%windir%\system32\dwwin.exe -x -s 1296


Creates the Following MUTEX(s) on user's System:-


2. %workingdir% Refers to the current directory in which user is working.
3. %temp% Refers to the windows temp folder. By default it is 'C:\Documents and Settings\[user]\Local Settings\Temp'

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