Threat Encyclopedia

TROJ_MALEPS.B

Publish date: September 14, 2017

ANALYSIS BY

Rheniel Rhay Ramos


ALIASES:

W97M/HWPS.AGN (Avira); Trojan.HTML.Agent.mb (Kaspersky); TrojanDropper:Win32/Agent (Microsoft); Trojan.Mdropper (Symantec)

PLATFORM:

Windows

OVERALL RISK RATING:
DAMAGE POTENTIAL:
DISTRIBUTION POTENTIAL:
REPORTED INFECTION:
INFORMATION EXPOSURE:

  • Threat Type:Trojan

  • Destructiveness:No

  • Encrypted: Yes

  • In the wild: Yes

OVERVIEW

TECHNICAL DETAILS

SOLUTION

Minimum Scan Engine:

9.850

FIRST VSAPI PATTERN FILE:

12.940.03

FIRST VSAPI PATTERN DATE:

06 Jul 2017

VSAPI OPR PATTERN File:

12.941.00

VSAPI OPR PATTERN Date:

07 Jul 2017

Step 1

Before doing any scans, Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 users must disable System Restore to allow full scanning of their computers.

Step 2

Note that not all files, folders, and registry keys and entries are installed on your computer during this malware's/spyware's/grayware's execution. This may be due to incomplete installation or other operating system conditions. If you do not find the same files/folders/registry information, please proceed to the next step.

Step 3

Search and delete these files

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There may be some files that are hidden. Please make sure you check the Search Hidden Files and Folders checkbox in the "More advanced options" option to include all hidden files and folders in the search result.
  • %User Temp%\Hnc\BinData\EMB00000{7 random hex}.ps
  • %User Startup%\HncCheck.lnk
  • %AppDataLocal%\HncBB80.bin

Step 4

Scan your computer with your Trend Micro product to delete files detected as TROJ_MALEPS.B. If the detected files have already been cleaned, deleted, or quarantined by your Trend Micro product, no further step is required. You may opt to simply delete the quarantined files. Please check this Knowledge Base page for more information.


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