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___SYNMGR.EXE PROCESS INFORMATION

Process Name  : ___synmgr.exe

Process Path : %SYSTEM%\___synmgr.exe [ C:\Windows\System32\___synmgr.exe ]

Process type    : Internet Worm

Malware Name : W32.Maslan.A@mm

Alias             : I-Worm/Maslan.a, W32/Maslan-C, WORM_MASLAN.A, Maslan.B

Threat level : Low

Process Details :

                     ___synmgr.exe is the main component dropped by Maslan. It is a mass mailing worm, uses e-mail addresses collected from the infected system to distribute infected messages. It also spreads using DCOM RPC. The worm arrives with following characteristics

Subject: 12345 or 123
Message text:

" Hello <Name>,



--
Best regards,
<Name>
                                    mailto:< E-mail id >

E-mail attachment: PlayGirls2.exe or PlayGirls_2.exe

The infected mail sample is given below

                     When the worm file is executed, it copies itself as ___r.exe, ___synmgr.exe, ___n.exe in the Windows system folder. W32.Maslan@mm modifies registry run section to load automatically on the next startup. The registry modification is given below.

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
"Microsoft Synchronization Manager" = "___synmgr.exe"

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
"Microsoft Windows DHCP" = "___r.exe"

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices
"Microsoft Synchronization Manager" = "___synmgr.exe"

                     W32.Maslan@mm contains backdoor ability and it also attempts to connect IRC servers. The worm also uses DCOM RPC vulnerability to spread. This worm is also known as I-Worm/Maslan.A, W32/Maslan-C, WORM_MASLAN.A.

How can I protect my system?

                   Solo has incorporated ___synmgr.exe in its signature file to protect users from this worm attack. Solo antivirus registered users are already protected from this Worm. Make sure that you have installed registered version of Solo Antivirus to protect your system from all virus threats.

How to remove this Worm?

                   Solo antivirus can detect and remove W32.Maslan@mm worm safely. If you are already infected with this Worm, you can remove it from your computer using Solo Antivirus software.  Use the following link to Download 30 day trial version of Solo antivirus to remove viruses from your computer.

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