Win32/Gootkit [Threat Name] go to Threat

Win32/Gootkit.C [Threat Variant Name]

Category trojan
Size 290304 B
Aliases Trojan-Ransom.Win32.XBlocker.zr (Kaspersky)
  TrojanDownloader:Win32/Otlard.C (Microsoft)
  Generic.dx!sra (McAfee)
Short description

Win32/Gootkit.C is a trojan that installs Win32/Conficker.AX malware.


When executed, the trojan creates the following files:

  • %system%\­qqqqqqqq.vmx (212438 B, Win32/Conficker.AX)

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

  • svchost.exe
Other information

The trojan contains a list of (2) URLs. It tries to download several files from the addresses. The HTTP protocol is used.

These are stored in the following locations:

  • %currentfolder%\­a.exe
  • %currentfolder%\­b.exe

The files are then executed.

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