The Storm Worm is back

Discussion in 'malware problems & news' started by Malcontent, Dec 24, 2007.

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  1. Malcontent

    Malcontent Registered Member

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    http://asert.arbornetworks.com/2007/12/storm-is-back-dude/

    http://www.disog.org/2007/12/stormworm-is-back-have-merry-christmas.html
     
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  2. solcroft

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    It never really went away. The botnet is more or less active, or so I've heard.

    Most major vendors have updated bases by now; shame on Eset, though. ThreatFire, as usual, stops this thing dead cold without having to wait for updates.
     

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  3. RejZoR

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    avast! and AntiVir are detecting it too for quiet some time now...
     
  4. Mrkvonic

    Mrkvonic Linux Systems Expert

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    Hello,
    Why would anyone want to open a file called stripshow.exe?
    Mrk
     
  5. Joliet Jake

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    'tis the season to be jolly?:D
     
  6. RejZoR

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    People open anything as long as it's attached to e-mail message...
    Thats a known fact...
     
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    Nah,can't imagine why any young str8 male would want to open that!(lol)
     
  10. zfactor

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    hmm i see no mention on kaspersky's site yet...
     
  11. ErikAlbert

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    stripshow.exe = unauthorized executable.
     
  12. dan_maran

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    Nice to see they left the credits in the snow script! HAHAHA

     
  13. LoneWolf

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    Nice to know. :)

    Good point. :D

    Exactly. :cool:
     
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    Dr.Web detects it under name Trojan.Packed.262
     
  16. lucas1985

    lucas1985 Retired Moderator

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    And a suspicious attachment that you shouldn't open. Probably, it's distributed in spam which should be deleted as soon as it's received.
    Layers of security before the security software ;)
     
  17. plantextract

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    they detect it. the latest one i tried: Email-Worm.Win32.Zhelatin.pd
     
  18. rayoflight

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    ThreatFire free or paid?
     
  19. lucas1985

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    Both. The paid version shares the same behav. blocking engine with the free version.
     
  20. EraserHW

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    New one is just detected by their heuristic engine :)

    They are releasing so many variants, it's quite difficult get to rid of them because of their polymorphic layer
     
  21. lucas1985

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    Polymorphic layer = custom-made packer?
     
  22. rothko

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    seems unlikely. during the last big outbreak of storm/nuwar NOD32 was heuristically detecting all the ones i came across. I submitted some that i found that weren't detected and these were damaged files that were detected by other AVs.
     
  23. ErikAlbert

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    I wonder if a Polymorphic layer is a problem for FDISR, because FDISR works differently than other ISR-softwares.
    FDISR adds, removes and replaces objects to undo changes.
     
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    The last Nuwar/Storm page
     

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    Polymorphic means that the executable is constantly changing, giving a hard time to viruslabs to make signatures to catch all the variants.
     
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