Win32/Vecebot [Threat Name] go to Threat

Win32/Vecebot.C [Threat Variant Name]

Category trojan
Size 65024 B
Detection created Feb 10, 2011
Detection database version 5861
Aliases Downloader (Symantec)
  Win32.Downloader (eSafe)
Short description

Win32/Vecebot.C is a trojan which tries to download other malware from the Internet.


The trojan may set the following Registry entries:

  • [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\­Software\­YahooUpdate]
    • "Version" = %variable1%
    • "Checksum" = %variable2%

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

Other information

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

The trojan contains a list of (4) URLs.

The HTTP protocol is used in the communication.

It may perform the following actions:

  • download files from a remote computer and/or the Internet
  • run executable files

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