Win32/Dridex [Threat Name] go to Threat

Win32/Dridex.C [Threat Variant Name]

Category trojan
Size 61440 B
Aliases Trojan.Win32.Yakes.grly (Kaspersky)
  Trojan.Mayachok.18882 (Dr.Web)
Short description

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


When executed, the trojan copies itself in some of the the following locations:

  • %localappdata%\­edg%variable%.exe
  • %localappdatalow%\­edg%variable%.exe

The file is then executed.

After the installation is complete, the trojan deletes the original executable file.

Information stealing

The trojan collects the following information:

  • user name
  • computer name
  • operating system version
  • installed program components under  [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\­SOFTWARE\­Microsoft\­Windows\­CurrentVersion\­Uninstall] Registry subkeys

The trojan attempts to send gathered information to a remote machine.

Other information

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

The trojan contains a list of (2) URLs. The HTTP protocol is used.

It can execute the following operations:

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

The trojan may create the following files:

  • %currentfolder%\­%variable%

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

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