Trojan:W32/Skintrim

Classification

Malware

Trojan

W32

Trojan:W32/Skintrim

Summary

Trojan:W32/Skintrim is very similar to Adware:W32/Navipromo.

Removal

Automatic action

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Technical Details

Major differences between the two are:

  • Skintrim creates a mutex with the name of mymutsglwork
  • It injects code into explorer.exe, WLMail.exe, Winmail.exe, Outlook.exe and Thunderbird.exe
  • It hooks certain API such as 'send' of ws2_32.dll and 'OpenProcess' of kernel32.dll
  • It communicates with the updates.advert-network.com server to download a new component.

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