Win32/Fbphotofake [Threat Name] go to Threat

Win32/Fbphotofake.A [Threat Variant Name]

Category worm
Size 175104 B
Detection created Nov 02, 2010
Detection database version 5586
Aliases Hacktool.Spammer (Symantec)
  Spammer:Win32/Fbphotofake.A (Microsoft)
Short description

Win32/Fbphotofake.A is a worm that spreads through social networking sites. The worm is usually a part of other malware.

Installation

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

  • %appdata%\­%variable1%.exe

The worm schedules a task that causes the following file to be executed repeatedly:

  • %appdata%\­%variable1%.exe

The worm may set the following Registry entries:

  • [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\­Software\­facebook]
    • "Login" = "%variable2%"
    • "Password" = "%variable3%"
    • "Count" = %number1%
    • "%variable4%" = %number2%
  • [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\­Software\­facebook]
    • "Login" = "%variable2%"
    • "Password" = "%variable3%"
    • "Count" = %number1%
    • "%variable4%" = %number2%

A string with variable content is used instead of %variable1-4%, %number1-2% .

Spreading

The worm spreads by sending messages to people that are "friends" with someone in the social network whose computer has already been infected.


The message contains a URL link to a website containing malware.


The following social networking sites are affected:

  • Facebook
Other information

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


The worm contains an URL address.


The HTTP protocol is used in the communication.

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