Win32.Bagle.AU@mm( Win32.Beagle.AR@mm (Symantec) )
SYMPTOMS:The presence of the following registry keys:
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\bawindo with value %system%\bawindo.exe
Presence of the following files:
Additionally, depending on the virus format in e-mail,
TECHNICAL DESCRIPTION:Virus comes archived with PeX. It may come as a two-part package: a small dropper that dumps the main viral body and executes it, or just the viral body.
At execution, it creates the following mutexes:
Then attempts to delete the following keys from the registry location [HKCU|HKLM]\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run:
Zone Labs Client Ex
Special Firewall Service
Norton Antivirus AV
At every 100milliseconds, searches and kills if present the following processes:
The virus searches for e-mail addresses in files with the following name pattern:
The e-mail format that the virus uses is the following:
Subject: random from the following:
Re: Thank you!
Re: Thanks :)
Body: one of the:
Attachement name: one of the:
with the extension .exe, .com, .scr or .cpl.
The infected e-mail will not be send to e-mail addresses that contain:
The virus will create copies of itself in all directories that contain the string "shar" under the following names:
Microsoft Office 2003 Crack, Working!.exe
Microsoft Windows XP, WinXP Crack, working Keygen.exe
Microsoft Office XP working Crack, Keygen.exe
Porno, sex, oral, anal cool, awesome!!.exe
Kaspersky Antivirus 5.0
Porno pics arhive, xxx.exe
Windows Sourcecode update.doc.exe
Ahead Nero 7.exe
Windown Longhorn Beta Leak.exe
Opera 8 New!.exe
XXX hardcore images.exe
WinAmp 6 New!.exe
WinAmp 5 Pro Keygen Crack Update.exe
Adobe Photoshop 9 full.exe
Matrix 3 Revolution English Subtitles.exe
The virus, as usual, creates a backdoor, this time on port 81.
It will attempt to download a file from the following websites:
The virus will become inactive after the date 25.04.2006.
Removal instructions:Let BitDefender delete all files it finds infected.
ANALYZED BY:Daniel Ionita Virus Researcher.
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