Threat description




the Generic DetectionExploit.msword.gen.6 identifies a Microsoft Word document that has been modified to perform an unauthorized, malicious action.


Automatic action

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Technical Details


Upon execution, the malware creates malicious executables in the following directories on the infected system:

  • %temp%\[random].exe
  • %windir%\system32\[name].exe

The malware also attempts to connect to the following remote sites:

  • yahoo.onedumb.com
  • yahoo.servebbs.com
  • googleupdate2011.dyndns.org

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