Parent class: TrojWare

Trojans are malicious programs that perform actions which are not authorized by the user: they delete, block, modify or copy data, and they disrupt the performance of computers or computer networks. Unlike viruses and worms, the threats that fall into this category are unable to make copies of themselves or self-replicate. Trojans are classified according to the type of action they perform on an infected computer.

Class: Trojan

A malicious program designed to electronically spy on the user’s activities (intercept keyboard input, take screenshots, capture a list of active applications, etc.). The collected information is sent to the cybercriminal by various means, including email, FTP, and HTTP (by sending data in a request).

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Platform: BAT

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Technical Details

This is a silly BAT Trojan that affects all files on C:, A:, B: and D: drives (exactly in that sequence). To delete the files, the Trojan uses a "DELTREE /Y" DOS command. The Trojan then also deletes SIMPSONS.* on the same drives (but there are no files on drives after DELTREE command).

The Trojan was distributed as a self-extracting WinZip package that upon being run, displays a standard WinZip message, extracts the Trojan and spawns it. There were reports about the Trojan being found "in-the-wild".

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