Win32/StartPage [Threat Name] go to Threat

Win32/StartPage.OVP [Threat Variant Name]

Category trojan
Size 6656 B
Detection created Jan 05, 2016
Detection database version 12823
Aliases Trojan.Win32.StartPage.azh (Kaspersky)
  Trojan.StartPage.1304 (Dr.Web)
  Downloader.Bancos!gen (Symantec)
Short description

Win32/StartPage.OVP is a trojan that changes the home page of certain web browsers.


The trojan does not create any copies of itself.

The trojan changes the home page of the following web browsers:

  • Internet Explorer

The following Registry entries are set:

  • [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\­Software\­Microsoft\­Internet Explorer\­Main]
    • "Start Page" = ""
    • "Offline Folder" = "%variable%"

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

Other information

The trojan creates and runs a new thread with its own program code within the following processes:

  • explorer.exe

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