Threat Database Trojans Trojan:Win32/Vicenor.gen!B


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Trojan:Win32/Vicenor.B!gen is a Trojan that uses the compromised PC to make or 'mine' Bitcoins, a decentralized digital currency. When installed on the targeteed computer system, Trojan:Win32/Vicenor.gen!B makes system modifications. Trojan:Win32/Vicenor.gen!B makes various programs work very slowly or takes much time to load. Trojan:Win32/Vicenor.gen!B also downloads malevolent files and modifies the Windows Registry on the victimized computer. Trojan:Win32/Vicenor.B!gen may be distributed onto the corrupted PC via a drive-by download through an exploit, or the computer user may download it thinking it is a genuine software product. Trojan:Win32/Vicenor.gen!B involves and runs a Bitcoin mining program, which connects to a Bitcoin server and uses the compromised PC's power to make Bitcoins. This can seriously affect the infected computer's performance, making it seem to operate slowly. The mining application is executed in memory; this means that Trojan:Win32/Vicenor.gen!B does not install the application onto the hijacked PC, rather it just executes it.

File System Details

Trojan:Win32/Vicenor.gen!B may create the following file(s):
# File Name Detections
1. btc[1].exe
2. adobe_restart[1].exe
3. image19.jpg.pif
4. 296291521.gif
5. yif81909.png
6. www2d.gif


The following messages associated with Trojan:Win32/Vicenor.gen!B were found:

HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun WINSXS32 = [file name and location of the trojan]
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun mService = [file name and location of the trojan]


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