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Windows 7: Old School Malware

08 Dec 2009   #1
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x2 Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Ubuntu
 
 
Old School Malware

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Can you spot what’s wrong with the picture above?

That’s right. The application title has been renamed to “Internet Exploiter” (pity the malware author renamed “Internet Explorer” as such, I prefer the phrase “Internet Exploder” actually *grin*)

This little effect was the result of a computer infected with an autorun worm, in particular, W32/AutoRun-AVH.

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08 Dec 2009   #2
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Hahaha... no one said that malware authors were english majors...
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08 Dec 2009   #3
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x2 Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Ubuntu
 
 

I hate to think what they would rename Firefox
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08 Dec 2009   #4
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Barman58 View Post
I hate to think what they would rename Firefox

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08 Dec 2009   #5
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Typos are pretty typical in malware ... There's even one that's been left by a good guy, Pepi MK of Spybot s&d fame.
FileAlyzer© was a spelling mistake, but he decided to keep the spelling and now there is also RunAlyzer© and RegAlyzer©
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09 Dec 2009   #6
alwinwinjoe

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit Version 6.1 (build 7600.16385)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jacee View Post
Typos are pretty typical in malware ... There's even one that's been left by a good guy, Pepi MK of Spybot s&d fame.
FileAlyzer© was a spelling mistake, but he decided to keep the spelling and now there is also RunAlyzer© and RegAlyzer©
There are always great things you can get from mistakes...
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