Threat Description

Septer

Details

Aliases:Septer, Septer.Trojan, Backdoor.KWM
Category: Malware
Type:
Platform: W32

Summary



Septer is a trojan that disguises itself as a Red Cross donation application. The trojan is written in Delphi and is Windows PE EXE file 518 kilobytes long. When run it shows a form where it asks a user to donate to victims of terrorist attacks in USA on 11th of September.



Removal


Automatic action

Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically disinfect the suspect file by either deleting it or renaming it.

More

You may wish to refer to the Support Community for further assistance. You also may also refer to General Removal Instructions for a general guide on alternative disinfection actions.



Technical Details



The form looks like that:

When a user fills his name name, company, address, phone, e-mail, credit card info and clicks 'Donate Now' button, the trojan saves all this information into CCTAKER.INI file in encoded form. Then the trojan attempts upload the file with stolen info to a website.

The Red Cross's official statement can be found here:

http://www.redcross.org/press/other/ot_pr/011018virus.html

F-Secue Anti-Virus detects this trojan with the latest updates.

[F-Secure Corp.; October 29th, 2001]






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