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Win32/Boaxxe.EJ [Threat Variant Name]

Category trojan
Size 167936 B
Detection created Feb 11, 2016
Signature database version 13012
Aliases Trojan.Win32.Inject.aaqof (Kaspersky)
  Trojan:Win32/Miuref.R (Microsoft)
  Trojan.PWS.Panda.11436 (Dr.Web)
Short description

The trojan serves as a backdoor. It can be controlled remotely.

Installation

When executed, the trojan copies itself into the following location:

  • %localappdata%\­%variable1%%variable2%\­%malwarefilename%

In order to be executed on every system start, the trojan sets the following Registry entry:

  • [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\­SOFTWARE\­Microsoft\­Windows\­CurrentVersion\­Run]
    • "%variable1%%variable2%" = "%localappdata%\­%variable1%%variable2%\­%malwarefilename%"

The trojan may set the following Registry entries:

  • [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\­SOFTWARE\­Microsoft\­Windows\­CurrentVersion\­Run]
    • "{%variable3%}" = "%malwarefilepath%"

This causes the trojan to be executed on every system start.


A string with variable content is used instead of %variable1%, %variable3% .


The %variable2% is one of the following strings:

  • works
  • tion
  • soft
  • ics
  • media
  • Pack

The trojan terminates its execution if it detects that it's running in a specific virtual environment.

Information stealing

The trojan collects the following information:

  • user name
  • computer name
  • operating system version
  • CPU information
  • installed antivirus software

The trojan attempts to send gathered information to a remote machine.

Other information

The trojan acquires data and commands from a remote computer or the Internet.


The trojan contains a list of (19) URLs. The HTTP, TCP protocol is used.


It can execute the following operations:

  • download files from a remote computer and/or the Internet
  • run executable files
  • update itself to a newer version
  • set up a proxy server

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