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Cidra.D


Aliases:


Cidra.D

Malware

W32

Summary

Cidra.D was discovered on 10th of March 2004. It's a trojan proxy, allowing to use users' computers to relay information, i.e. unsolicited email.



Disinfection & Removal

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Technical Details


Installation to system

The trojan will add an entry to the Windows registry aiming at being run every time Windows starts. The key will be:

[HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\UsbD]


Which will point where the file is initially run from.


Spreading in

Cidra.D does not spread by itself. It was massively spammed.


Payload

It will relay connections though infected computers, giving its creator a massively distributed distribution channel for spam and other content.



Detection

Detection for this malware was published on March 10th, 2004 in the following F-Secure Anti-Virus updates:

Detection Type: PC
Database: 2004-03-10_02



Technical Details: Ero Carrera, March 10th, 2004



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