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Donald Duck

Classification

Category: Malware

Type: Trojan

Aliases: Donald Duck, Erap

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 email attachments. These files are detected by F-Secure Anti-Virus as SubSeven.backdoor.v213 and Trojan.PSW.Barok.c.

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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:

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

A description of the LoveLetter worm can be found at:

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