Threat Description

Donald Duck

Details

Aliases: Donald Duck, Erap
Category: Malware
Type: Trojan
Platform: W32

Summary



Since September 5th, there has been information in the media about a trojan called Donald Duck, which is said to spread with a variant of the Love Letter worm. F-Secure is not aware of such a variant of Love Letter. Instead, there has been a hacker attack against an ISP in the Philippines, where the hackers were spreading two known trojans called "donald.exe" and "erap.exe" as e-mail attachments. These files are detected by F-Secure Anti-Virus as SubSeven.backdoor.v213 and Trojan.PSW.Barok.c.



Removal



Automatic Disinfection

Allow F-Secure Anti-Virus to disinfect the relevant files.

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Technical Details



According to reports, the messages that were circulating among the users of the ISP had the following subjects:

"DHL PROMO FREE!!! (fwd)"

and

"erap Estrada".

Descriptions of the SubSeven and Barok trojans can be found on our virus information pages:

http://www.europe.F-Secure.com/v-descs/subseven.shtml http://www.europe.F-Secure.com/v-descs/barok.shtml

A description of the LoveLetter worm can be found at:

http://www.Europe.F-Secure.com/v-descs/love.shtml





Technical Details: F-Secure Corporation September 6, 2000


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