MSIL/Spy.Agent.AES [Threat Name] go to Threat

MSIL/Spy.Agent.AES [Threat Variant Name]

Category trojan
Size 273920 B
Aliases TrojanSpy:MSIL/Tinclex!rfn (Microsoft)
  Trojan.DownLoader20.14451 (Dr.Web)
Short description

The trojan serves as a backdoor. It can be controlled remotely.


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

  • %appdata%\­SubDir\­Client.exe

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

  • [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\­SOFTWARE\­Microsoft\­Windows\­CurrentVersion\­Run]
    • "HostPTP" = "%malwarefilepath%"
  • [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\­SOFTWARE\­Microsoft\­Windows\­CurrentVersion\­Run]
    • "HostPTP" = "%malwarefilepath%"
  • [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\­SOFTWARE\­Wow6432Node\­Microsoft\­Windows\­CurrentVersion\­Run]
    • "HostPTP" = "%malwarefilepath%"
  • [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\­SOFTWARE\­Wow6432Node\­Microsoft\­Windows\­CurrentVersion\­Run]
    • "HostPTP" = "%malwarefilepath%"
Information stealing

The trojan collects the following information:

  • login user names for certain applications/services
  • user name
  • computer name
  • computer IP address
  • external IP address of the network device
  • amount of operating memory
  • CPU information
  • installed antivirus software
  • installed firewall application
  • country
  • MAC address
  • the path to specific folders
  • login passwords for certain applications/services

The trojan is able to log keystrokes.

The following programs are affected:

  • FileZilla
  • WinSCP
  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Internet Explorer
  • Opera
  • Yandex Browser
Other information

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

The trojan contains a URL address. The TCP protocol is used in the communication.

It can execute the following operations:

  • download files from a remote computer and/or the Internet
  • run executable files
  • send gathered information
  • update itself to a newer version
  • uninstall itself
  • execute shell commands
  • terminate running processes
  • send the list of running processes to a remote computer
  • send the list of disk devices and their type to a remote computer
  • send gathered information
  • delete files
  • delete folders
  • move files
  • delete Registry entries
  • create Registry entries
  • simulate user's input (clicks, taps)
  • capture screenshots
  • send requested files
  • set up a proxy server
  • shut down/restart the computer
  • visit a specific website

Trojan requires the Microsoft .NET Framework to run.

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