Trojan-Dropper:W32/Peed.gen!A

Threat description

Details

CATEGORYMalware
TYPETrojan-Dropper

Summary

This Generic Detection identifies malicious files that create a file directory under the temporary folder:

  • %temp%\E_4 (or %temp%\E_N4)


Removal

Automatic action

Depending on the settings of your F-Secure security product, it will either automatically delete, quarantine or rename the suspect file, or ask you for a desired action.

More scanning & removal options

More information on the scanning and removal options available in your F-Secure product can be found in the Help Center.

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

Contact Support

F-Secure customers can request support online via the Request support or the Chat forms on our Home - Global site.

Technical Details

The newly created folder is used to store the following files, which may be dropped by various malware:

  • %temp%\E_4\krnln.fnr
  • %temp%\E_4\dp1.fne

The dropped files may be loaded in other processes to perform malicious activities.

Notes

Some variants may drop an executable files with random name inside a new created folder:

  • %windir%\system32\[folder with random names]

Some variants from this family are observed to have downloading capabilities.

Submit a Sample

Suspect a file or URL was wrongly detected?
Send it to our Labs for further analysis

Submit a Sample

Give And Get Advice

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

More Info