Threat Encyclopedia

TROJ_ZBOT.SGQ

ANALYSIS BY

Kathleen Notario


PLATFORM:

Windows 2000, XP, Server 2003

OVERALL RISK RATING:
DAMAGE POTENTIAL:
DISTRIBUTION POTENTIAL:
REPORTED INFECTION:

  • Threat Type:Trojan

  • Destructiveness:No

  • Encrypted:

  • In the wild: Yes

OVERVIEW

TECHNICAL DETAILS

SOLUTION

Minimum Scan Engine:

8.900

VSAPI OPR PATTERN File:

7.384.01

VSAPI OPR PATTERN Date:

15 Aug 2010

Step 1

For Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 users, before doing any scans, please make sure you disable System Restore to allow full scanning of your computer.

Step 2

Identify and delete files detected as TROJ_ZBOT.SGQ using the Recovery Console

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Step 3

Delete this registry value

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Important: Editing the Windows Registry incorrectly can lead to irreversible system malfunction. Please do this step only if you know how or you can ask assistance from your system administrator. Else, check this Microsoft article first before modifying your computer's registry.


 
  • In HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
    • {4F7B03F1-D465-7A2F-E893-EA6755CBAD8A}=%Application Data%\{random1}\{random}.exe

Step 4

Search and delete these folders

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Please make sure you check the Search Hidden Files and Folders checkbox in the More advanced options option to include all hidden folders in the search result.

  • %Application Data%\{random1}
  • %Application Data%\{random2}

Step 5

Scan your computer with your Trend Micro product to delete files detected as TROJ_ZBOT.SGQ. If the detected files have already been cleaned, deleted, or quarantined by your Trend Micro product, no further step is required. You may opt to simply delete the quarantined files. Please check this Knowledge Base page for more information.


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