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DMW Process

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#1 Chungalin


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Posted 02 April 2014 - 01:05 PM

Split from http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/517325/dmwexe-fake-firefox-lenovodatajs-new-malware/ - Hamluis.


Yesterday I found same DMW process with Firefox icon, running under WSCRIPT. In HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run I find a reference to Data.js (javascript) inside Program Files\Common Files\Spigit\. This folder seems a compact Firefox installation. Data.js is a obfuscated javascript that does something on the Registry and has a list of browser useragent strings.


I also found this folder: %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\AMozilla\AFirefox, containing a profile.


I traced back how this bleep came, and I found that on 27 March I went to www.free-codecs.com to get latest FFDSHOW for a new computer setup. For a reason I’m still wondering, I ended up downloading from there a file ffdshow_rev4525_20131117_clsid.exe with a size of about 16MB (!) I noticed that my previous versions from 2012 were about 4.5MB, “more bloating" I thought... Now I go back to that website and I’m unable to download the same file again! Why I got a 2013 version instead of latest 2014-02-09 one? Anyway, that extra size contained the trojan.


On the other hand, removal seems easy: kill process dmw (wscript too), remove autorun entry with Autoruns, and delete folders described above. Remove these Registry keys too:



HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Notepad (only delete these two values: sdate, sysid)

Edited by hamluis, 03 April 2014 - 08:01 AM.
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#2 Kirbyofdeath


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Posted 02 April 2014 - 10:35 PM

Please, if you have a related problem, just post a new topic.


Created topic for new OP - Hamluis.

Edited by hamluis, 03 April 2014 - 08:06 AM.

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