Win32/Injector.Autoit.HW [Threat Name] go to Threat

Win32/Injector.Autoit.HW [Threat Variant Name]

Category trojan
Size 677769 B
Detection created Apr 05, 2013
Detection database version 8199
Aliases Trojan.Win32.Autoit.bag (Kaspersky)
Short description

Win32/Injector.Autoit.HW is a trojan that installs Win32/CoinMiner.CA malware.


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

  • %appdata%\­%variable%.exe

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

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

  • [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\­Software\­Microsoft\­Windows\­CurrentVersion\­Run]
    • "%variable%" = "%appdata%\­%variable%.exe"
Other information

The trojan contains the program code of the following malware:

  • Win32/CoinMiner.CA

The following programs are terminated:

  • taskmgr.exe

The trojan runs the following process:

  • taskmgr.exe -t 1 -g no -o http://minin%removed%7 -u 15p86j%removed% -p x%removed%

The trojan creates and runs a new thread with its own code within these running processes.

The trojan uses the hardware resources of the infected computer for mining the Bitcoin digital currency.

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