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Windows 7: Microsoft Malware Protection Center

16 Jul 2010   #1

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
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Bubnix Uses Interesting Obfuscation Scheme

This month, we added the Bubnix family to the latest Malicious Software Removal Tool (MSRT) release.

WinNT/Bubnix is a complicated spam bot which arrives on an affected computer by way of a downloader, TrojanDownloader:Win32/Bubnix.A. TrojanDownloader:Win32/Bubnix.A is itself often downloaded by variants of Win32/Bredolab and Win32/Harnig in the wild.

Generally speaking, it is common for a malicious executable to be transferred in encrypted form by a downloader. In order to increase the apparent legitimacy of the content,
TrojanDownloader:Win32/Bubnix.A takes this a simple step further. Let us take a look at what the Bubnix downloader retrieves below:

Figure 1. Content retrieved by the Bubnix downloader
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18 Jul 2010   #2

Windows 8.1 Professional x64

Good article to read. Been reading quite a lot of articles on there.
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19 Jul 2010   #3

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ult x64 - SP1/ Windows 8 Pro x64

Thanks Jan, good info.

Just cleaned up trojans on a friends laptop, always good to get the latest tools.
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