[unisog] New virus

Goverts IV, Paul pgoverts at sjfc.edu
Tue Dec 6 20:59:11 GMT 2005


This is weird, I already sent this email about 2 weeks ago, somehow it
hiccupped back out again?

 

Paul

 

Paul Goverts IV
Computer Services
St. John Fisher College
Rochester, NY 14618

"Ask yourself - Where are you going?  Who is going with you?"  -- "Col."
Gordon Shay

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[mailto:unisog-bounces at lists.sans.org] On Behalf Of Goverts IV, Paul
Sent: Tuesday, November 22, 2005 10:18 AM
To: unisog at lists.sans.org
Subject: [unisog] New virus

 

I was wondering if anyone had seen anything like this today....

 

We have been seeing a new virus going around this morning that is coming
in via an email appearing to be from "webmaster" "register" and "admin"
@(WhateverDomainIsBeingTargeted).  It tells users to click on the
attachment which is an .scr file disguised as an .htm file (inside a zip
file).  When the attachment is run, the virus disables Symantec
Antivirus, Task Manager, and Ethereal.  It then runs a program
(C:\Windows\system32\Win32IMAPSVR.EXE) which opens a connection to
208.57.228.66:27999 apparently to wait for instructions.  Our GFI
antivirus on our mail servers didn't start filtering this out until
about 8:30am this morning, and the latest definitions from Symantec
(11/21/05 rev 6) do not detect this yet. Anyone else seeing this?

 

Paul

 

Paul Goverts IV
Computer Services
St. John Fisher College
Rochester, NY 14618

"Ask yourself - Where are you going?  Who is going with you?"  -- "Col."
Gordon Shay

 

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