Win32/BadJoke [Threat Name] go to Threat

Win32/BadJoke.CC [Threat Variant Name]

Category trojan
Size 351232 B
Detection created Aug 04, 2015
Detection database version 12043
Short description

Win32/BadJoke.CC is a trojan that blocks access to the Windows operating system.

Installation

The trojan does not create any copies of itself.


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

  • [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\­SOFTWARE\­Microsoft\­Windows\­CurrentVersion\­Run]
    • "ImportantApp" = "%malwarefilepath%"
Other information

Win32/BadJoke.CC is a trojan that blocks access to the Windows operating system.


The trojan takes a screenshot of the Windows desktop and covers the screen with this image.


The trojan blocks keyboard and mouse input.


The access can be unblocked by clicking the right mouse button.

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