Backdoor.Smadow.gen!A Description

Backdoor.Smadow.gen!A is a hazardous backdoor Trojan infection that is able to install on your computer system without your consent and then download and execute various files without your knowledge. Backdoor.Smadow.gen!A is used for online advertising, which means that it can automatically send certain advertisements to you, when you browse the web. Backdoor.Smadow.gen!A is a part of a rogue delivery system and it can be advertising a bogus security application. When Backdoor.Smadow.gen!A is installed on your computer system, it modifies registry entries so that it could run automatically whenever you start your Windows. Backdoor.Smadow.gen!A can show random pop-up notifications onto your screen. Backdoor.Smadow.gen!A will offer you to download another malicious application or it will download and execute it itself. Thus, you should remove Backdoor.Smadow.gen!A and its related components from your computer immediately.

Aliases: Generic Malware [Panda], BackDoor.Agent.AKZG [AVG], W32/Kryptik.NPU!tr [Fortinet], Trojan-Dropper.Agent [Ikarus], Trojan.Win32.Generic.1288E51D, Win-Trojan/Smadow.106496 [AhnLab-V3], Backdoor.Win32.S.Agent.106496.AT, Backdoor/Win32.Agent.gen [Antiy-AVL], Backdoor/Agent.ddjc, Win32/Smadow.D [eTrust-Vet], TR/Kazy.SB [AntiVir], BackDoor.Bho.254 [DrWeb], Trojan-Dropper.Agent!IK, Gen:Variant.Kazy.18287 [BitDefender] and Backdoor.Win32.Agent.bhio [Kaspersky].

Technical Information

File System Details

Backdoor.Smadow.gen!A creates the following file(s):
# File Name Size MD5 Detection Count
1 %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\QuestScan\questscan143.exe 30,208 74dc588d6dfd0f10ae6616dda65065cd 98
2 %PROGRAMFILES%\Sticky Password\stpass.exe 2,472,960 bac9aa64971061f99eb89a8449650117 4
3 %PROGRAMFILES%\ZiggyTV Toolbar\ZiggyTVSvc.exe 252,704 05444194aa771b0a5f272cb53b5bc505 3
4 %TEMP%csrss.exe 177,152 84e959db0a3b5b672c65e23ab5e8bbcf 3
5 %LOCALAPPDATA%\{DA6994BC-F559-C034-4895-1D04AA5DE6D5}\.exe 85,504 58fae01c3a03551e6994e134d2a2ffb0 2
6 stpass.exe N/A
7 %AppData%\\{5E4E0482-F9E5-3F8D-1ABD-0A82AB713F82}\\.exe N/A
8 questscan143.exe N/A
More files

Registry Details

Backdoor.Smadow.gen!A creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings 'ProxyOverride' = ''
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System 'DisableTaskMgr' = '1'

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