|Typical Symptoms||Auto-execution on rebooting,POP-UP Window|
|Discovered|| [korea] 2007-04-25
|Target of infection||ETC,Download by Malicious code|
|Scan engine needed||
2007-04-26 [Able to detect & repair]
[Summary] If [Adware.Starter.6089] infects PC, many adult advertisement pop-ups are shown up. [Adware.Starter.6089] makes copy "autorun.inf [Spyware.ExCute.INF.88]" and "pagefile.pif [Spyware.Small.Dr.40960]" to the lowest folder of each disk drive, and whenever user accesses to Explorer.exe disk drive, this spywear re-infects PC. When user clicks infected drive with right button of mouse, the default option will be modified to Auto. To delete completely this malicious code, user has to scan first all disk drives and external storages then repair.
[Detailed Information] *Related URL* [Adware.Starter.6089] accesses to below URLs: - http://www.h****t.cn/ - http://photo.******ars.com/ - http://p*****v.cn/ - http://q******shi.com/ *File* [Adware.Starter.6089] creates files like below: - (System Folder)\com\smss.exe *Related malicious codes* [Adware.Starter.6089] works with below malicious codes: - [Spyware.Small.Dr.40960] [Spyware.ExCute.INF.88] *Notation* - "(System Folder)" could be different by OS and generally this is "C:\Windows\System (Windows 95/98/Me), C:Winnt\System32 (Windows NT/2000), C:Windows\System32 (Windows XP)". - "(Windows Folder)" could be different by OS and generally this is "C:\Windows (Windows 95/98/Me/XP), C:Winnt (Windows NT/2000)". - "(Desktop Folder) could be different by OS and generally this is "C:\Documents and Settings\(User Account)\Desktop".
[How to repair] 1. If you are WinXP/ME users, please be inactivate System Recovery Function. The reason why being inactivate of the system recovery is to clean the virus completely. You can refer to MS technical documents(Q263455) for more details. 2. Update the engine module for the latest one. To repair this virus, you need to update the engine for the latest one. a. ViRobot products users -Download the latest engine files via our website (www.hauri.net) b. Non-ViRobot products users - Use the LiveCall (Free Scan) via the website (http://www.livecall.co.kr) - Use the trial version of ViRobot products (30days only) 3. How to scan the virus. a. Run your ViRobot, and choose all files in scan option. - ViRobot Desktop 5.x : [Tools] -> [Configuration] -> [Spyware/Adware Scan] : Check all files - LiveCall (Free Scan) : [Advanced Scan] : Check b. Repair all viruses detected. c. If [Auto-repair after rebooting] message shows up, please try to re-scan after rebooting the PC.