Rootkit.win32.zero

Posted: September 9, 2011
Threat Metric
Threat Level: 1/10
Infected PCs 34

Rootkit.win32.zero Description

Rootkit.win32.zero is a rootkit that disables legitimate anti-virus software, blocks Windows programs from running and shows security warning messages. Once installed, Rootkit.win32.zero may slow down your PC performance and reduce network speed. Rootkit.win32.zero can install its startup entry on the corrupted PC to run itself each time you start your computer. To protect your machine from damage, download a dependable anti-malware program with rootkit removal capabilities to remove Rootkit.win32.zero.

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Technical Details

Registry Modifications


The following newly produced Registry Values are:

HKEY..\..\..\..{Subkeys}HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\scrfile (Default) =HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon Shell =HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run lsass = "%System%\DETER177\lsass.exe"
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