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AboutBlank

Posted: April 7, 2005

AboutBlank is a hijacker which initiates a Java program. AboutBlank may reset your web browser's home page and redirect your URLs to unwanted websites, some international, some pornographic. AboutBlank may also re-install itself when you reboot your system.

Aliases

HomeOldSP hijacker

File System Modifications

  • The following files were created in the system:
    # File Name
    1 achpjba.dll
    2 cbme.dll
    3 iesp1.dll
    4 phafxfa.exe
    5 se.dll
    6 sethcd.exe
    7 smbdins.exe
    8 svhost.exe
    9 tsmsetup.exe
    10 wdm.dll

Registry Modifications

  • The following newly produced Registry Values are:
    HKEY..\..\..\..{Subkeys}HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\runnetworkserviceHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\..{RunKeys}HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\runnetworkservice
  • The following CLSID's were detected:
    HKEY..\..\{CLSID Path}ce6a1268-9cc9-4ba3-8657-fe1132906cc4b664647f-efd5-4837-a810-a807139107e506abaa2d-34ab-4902-a326-409bd9b9a7a5

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