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Java/Adwind.UA [Threat Variant Name]

Category trojan
Size 81099 B
Aliases Trojan.Java.Generic (Kaspersky)
Short description

Java/Adwind.UA serves as a backdoor. It can be controlled remotely.


When executed, the trojan copies itself in some of the the following locations:

  • %appdata%\­%variable1%\­%variable2%.%variable3% (Microsoft Windows)
  • %userhome%/variable1%/%variable2%.%variable3% (Linux)
  • %userhome%/variable1%/%variable2%.%variable3% (Mac OS X)

The trojan may set the following Registry entries:

  • [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\­SOFTWARE\­Microsoft\­Windows\­CurrentVersion\­Run]
    • "%variable4%" = "%jrepath% -jar %malwarefilepath%"
  • [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\­SOFTWARE\­Microsoft\­Windows\­CurrentVersion\­Run]
    • "%variable4%" = "%jrepath% -jar %malwarefilepath%"

A string with variable content is used instead of %variable1-4% .

The trojan may create the following files:

  • %userhome%/.config/autostart/%variable4%.desktop (Linux)
  • %userhome%/Library/LaunchAgents/com.%variable4%.plist (Mac OS X)

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

The trojan creates the following files:

  • %appdata%\­variable1%\­Desktop.ini
Information stealing

The trojan collects the following information:

  • computer IP address
  • MAC address
  • memory status
  • user name
  • computer name
  • operating system version
  • opened port number
  • country code
  • country
  • malware version

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 URL address. The TCP protocol is used in the communication.

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
  • open a specific URL address
  • display a dialog window
  • capture screenshots
  • various filesystem operations
  • uninstall itself

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

The trojan may create the following files:

  • %temp%\­wmplog11.png
  • %temp%\­wowlog.png
  • %temp%\­ukjaslmqwplaskmzmcnvbv.%variable%

A string with variable content is used instead of %variable% .

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