Posted: January 8, 2013

Worm:Win32/Rebhip.gen!A Description

Worm:Win32/Rebhip.gen!A is a worm that circulates via removable drives by copying itself. Worm:Win32/Rebhip.gen!A attempts to steal personal information from the affected computer. Once installed on the targeted PC, Worm:Win32/Rebhip.gen!A makes system changes by dropping potentially malicious files and making registry modifications. Worm:Win32/Rebhip.gen!A creates the registry entry so that it can run automatically every time you start Windows. Worm:Win32/Rebhip.gen!A may also create copies on the victimized computer system. Worm:Win32/Rebhip.gen!A may also open the Internet Explorer process 'iexplore.exe' and insert a malicious code into it. Worm:Win32/Rebhip.gen!A then writes an Autorun configuration file called 'autorun.inf', which points to the copy of Worm:Win32/Rebhip.gen!A. If the drive is accessed from a computer, which supports the Autorun feature, Worm:Win32/Rebhip.gen!A is executed automatically. Worm:Win32/Rebhip.gen!A steals sensitive details by gathering various information about the targeted PC, for example, what security program is installed, and which processes or services are presently running. Worm:Win32/Rebhip.gen!A may also log keystrokes and collect passwords. Worm:Win32/Rebhip.gen!A transmits its gathered data to remote attackers.

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Technical Details

Registry Modifications

The following newly produced Registry Values are:

HKEY..\..\{Value}HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\Run "WinDefence" = "[system folder]\WinDefence\windefence32.exe"HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\SlysBitch "FirstExecution" "NewIdentification" = "SlysBitch"HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\SlysBitch "FirstExecution" = "[current date and time]" (for example: "21/12/2009 -- 03:58")
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