Adware:​W32/Zwangi

Threat description

Details

CATEGORYSpyware
TYPEAdware

Summary

This program delivers advertising content to the user. It is usually annoying but harmless, unless it is combined with spyware or trackware.

Removal

Automatic action

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Technical Details

Adware:W32/Zwangi displays popup advertisements on the infected machine.

Activity

Once launched, the program will also attempt to connect to the following sites:

  • https://weemi.com
  • https://www.usertrust.com
  • https://secure.comodo.net/[...]

File System Changes

Creates these files:

  • %cwd%\weemi.dll
  • %cwd%\weemi.exe

Registry Modifications

Sets these values:

  • HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Weemi Service ImagePath = "C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Weemi\weemi117.exe" "weemi.dll" Service [Launchpoint: Service]

Creates these keys:

  • HKLM\Software\Weemi
  • HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Weemi Service
  • HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Weemi Service\Security

Description Created: 2009-09-30 06:29:31.0

Description Last Modified: 2009-09-30 06:43:51.0

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