Posted: December 20, 2012
Threat Metric
Threat Level: 10/10
Infected PCs 39

MBR:Alureon-L Description

MBR:Alureon-L is a rootkit infection that hides itself in a file system boot sector created on its own. The installation also covers creation of relevant Master Boot Record to allow itself to run every time computer is started. The malicious file system will load before the one that provides software environment to computer users. While staying outside legal file system, MBR:Alureon-L protects other malware within it. The protected objects execute payloads that may sometimes differ. MBR:Alureon-L is created of many malicious components that enable it to hide itself on the infected computer; therefore, MBR:Alureon-L is difficult to detect and remove from affected PC by many anti-virus programs.

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Technical Details

File System Modifications

Tutorials: If you wish to learn how to remove malware components manually, you can read the tutorials on how to find malware, kill unwanted processes, remove malicious DLLs and delete other harmful files. Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.

The following files were created in the system:

file.exe File name: file.exe
Size: 512B (512 bytes)
MD5: d9d3f88d0898c8e4587b59ae9eb17f53
Detection count: 30
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: February 27, 2013

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