Threat Database Trojans TROJ_MDROP.ATP


By Sumo3000 in Trojans

Threat Scorecard

Threat Level: 90 % (High)
Infected Computers: 21
First Seen: April 26, 2013
Last Seen: October 18, 2020
OS(es) Affected: Windows

TROJ_MDROP.ATP is a Trojan that is a component of a targeted attack campaign, which conceals behind SSL communication. Using encrypted communication like 'Secure Sockets Layers (SSL)' along with the reasonable use of recent news item as a social engineering lure is the perfect combination to enter and stay in an attacked entity's infrastructure. TROJ_MDROP.ATP proliferates via a spam email linked to the Boston Marathon bombing, which carries an infected attachment called 'The Prayer.DOC', pressing affected computer users to pray for the victims of the Boston Marathon. The infectious attachment is recognized as TROJ_MDROP.ATP, which exploits the vulnerability in CVE-2012-0158 to distribute the malevolent executable file named 'iExplorer.exe' onto the corrupted PC.

File System Details

TROJ_MDROP.ATP may create the following file(s):
# File Name Detections
1. iExplorer.exe
2. The Prayer.DOC


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