FakeRean Description

FakeRean is a Trojan that is usually included and spread as an email attachment similar to ZBot. Spam messages are successful with spreading FakeRean by including an executable called "install.exe" within a zip archive. If a computer user downloads the ZIP file and runs the "install.exe" file, then they their system will be infected with the FakeRean Trojan horse. FakeRean can cause damage to a computer’s system files and prove difficult to manually detect and remove in some cases. FakeRean is also known as W32/FakeAV.AE!genr, W32/FakeRean.A.gen!Eldorado or TrojanDownloader:Win32/FakeRean.

Aliases: TROJ_FAKEAV.ROE [TrendMicro], W32/FakeAV.PSO, a variant of Win32/Kryptik.EHO [NOD32], FakeAlert-DeskTopSec.gen [McAfee], Generic17.BZMB [AVG], Malware-Cryptor.Win32.Gron.2, a variant of Win32/Kryptik.EGQ [NOD32], Trojan.Fakealert.15579 [DrWeb], ASD.Prevention [AhnLab-V3], Trojan.FraudPack.ADQS, TROJ_FAKEAV.BKZ [TrendMicro], Downloader [Symantec], High Risk Cloaked Malware, Trojan/W32.FraudPack.159744.N and W32/FraudPack.GA.

Technical Information

File System Details

FakeRean creates the following file(s):
# File Name Size MD5 Detection Count
1 %LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\FV3G78HU\go[1].exe 168,960 d4cfdb42e6af91847fb3965675a888a7 70
2 %TEMP%orary Internet Files\Content.IE5\42D8JTLC\antivirus[2].exe 167,424 89bba09c44e26fc370156b91ac65f056 44
3 %PROGRAMFILES%\WinAntispywareCenter\av.exe 309,248 44de29c3324f7afc102f7e6721076512 21
4 %USERPROFILE%\My Documents\My Pictures\installer_70108.exe 195,584 dc762d29b9c7b18b28ae9b2c4dad860b 6
5 %LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\9FU1KFFR\movie[1].exe 181,760 af1737dea3c3d825403d8eb155820a17 5
6 %TEMP%\Rar$EX01.297\setup.exe 159,744 814b278bec8b062e2331329db6c67ae1 4
7 %TEMP%m.2121.tmp.exe 2,966,016 97fbdd22563bdd1c012e84d47fd619f4 1
8 %TEMP%30D5.tmp 159,232 495f445a5b5c7871cbd2bc4d2d7ea850 1
9 %TEMP%m.21A.tmp.exe 2,967,552 92abca286e8f590b523e86155c851733 1
10 %TEMP%m.21E.tmp.exe 2,965,504 d53d1780a1c7dc19eedd3b4549d6f3e0 1
11 %TEMP%m.228.tmp.exe 7,270,912 33e63d00c7897cba57dddc5ac294a25a 1
12 %TEMP%m.2BFB4.tmp.exe 2,701,824 42e3e0e2c488d5cfc56b01e39fc2f756 1
13 %TEMP%m.2F7.tmp.exe 2,718,208 18d71d0d496a179c7179efdbc18e1050 1
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