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Drowor.A is a Windows file appending virus that infects executables in all drives found including network drives.


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A False Positive is when a file is incorrectly detected as harmful, usually because its code or behavior resembles known harmful programs. A False Positive will usually be fixed in a subsequent database update without any action needed on your part. If you wish, you may also:

  • Check for the latest database updates

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  • Submit a sample

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    Note: If the file was moved to quarantine, you need to collect the file from quarantine before you can submit it.

  • Exclude a file from further scanning

    If you are certain that the file is safe and want to continue using it, you can exclude it from further scanning by the F-Secure security product.

    Note: You need administrative rights to change the settings.

Technical Details

Drowor.A is a Windows file appending virus that infects executables in all drives found including network drives.Upon execution, this virus checks to see if it is already running in memory by elevating its privileges and enumerating currently running processes on the affected machine.It then creates and executes a copy of itself as:

  • %windows%\system\internat.exe.

It drops a hidden copy of itself, setup.exe, in the root directory of discovered drives. This includes network drives. It creates an autorun.inf alongside of this setup.exe that may trigger and execute the file. It Infects by appending itself in Windows executables, adding a section named ".ice" in the infected files.Drowor.A creates a text file list of Windows executables in the discovered drives to a hard-coded path:

  • C:\WINDOWS\win.log

Drowor.A attempts to accesses a file from:


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