Threat Description

Spacestalk.A

Details

Aliases:Spacestalk.A
Category:Malware
Type:Trojan-Spy
Platform:JS

Summary



Spacestalk.A searches for specific files or data on an infected computer and then sends this data to the attacker and steals certain information from the infected computer.



Removal


Automatic action

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

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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



This Trojan-Spy script file may be downloaded to unsuspecting users via a QuickTime movie, which may be embedded on a webpage, that uses the feature HREF Tracks of QuickTime. This is an insecure feature that can specify movies from other links to automatically open simultaneously when the movie is run.

This script is being downloaded from this url: http://profileawareness.com/logs4/[removed].js

The said script collects MySpace information from the user which includes the following:

  • - Username
  • - FriendID
  • - MySpace Display Name
  • - other logins of the user
  • - URL of current page
  • - referrer of the current page
  • - cool

These information will be sent to the tracking server at http://profileawareness.com.

However, the said downloaded script may change at some point depending on the script author's malicious intent.






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