Threat Description

Trojan-Downloader:W32/Valenavir.A

Details

Aliases: Trojan-Downloader:W32/Valenavir.A
Category: Malware
Type: Trojan-Downloader
Platform: W32

Summary


Valenavir.A disguises itself as a Valentine's eCard notification. When you click on the link in the notification e-mail, it will redirect you to a page that attempts to persuade users into installing additional malware.



Removal


Automatic action

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

More

Detailed instructions for F-Secure security products are available in the documentation found in the Downloads section of our Home - Global site.

You may also refer to the Knowledge Base on the F-Secure Community site for further assistance.



Technical Details


Trojan-Downloader:W32/Valenavir.A disguises itself as a Saint Valentine's Day eCard notification.The eCard notification arrives in spammed e-mail. When you click on the link in the e-mail, it will redirect you to a page that asks you to install a fraudulent Adobe Flash Player. The software is supposedly required in order to view the eCard. This fraudulent application is actually a Trojan-Spy that downloads and installs a Trojan-Spy:W32/BZub variant onto the system.Once installed, Valenavir.A connects to:

  • http://www.nownames.org/new/[blocked].php?l=Un

Which redirects to:

  • http://dedmazay.3322.org/images/[blocked].exe.

The attempted download is detected as Trojan-Spy:W32/Bzub.HZ.






SUBMIT A SAMPLE

Suspect a file or URL was wrongly detected? Submit a sample to our Labs for analysis

Submit Now

Give And Get Advice

Give advice. Get advice. Share the knowledge on our free discussion forum.

Learn More