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Hacktool.Incrat

Hacktool.Incrat

Updated:
May 06, 2011
Infection Length:
4MB
Name:
Incognito Remote Admin Tool
Version:
1.0.0.1
Publisher:
TeamHavoc
Risk Impact:
Low
Systems Affected:
Linux, Windows

Behavior

Hacktool.Incrat is a Java-based remote access tool that may record keystrokes and perform denial of service attacks.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 02, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 01, 2015 revision 020
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 06, 2011 revision 021
  • Latest Daily Certified version May 06, 2011 revision 021
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 11, 2011
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When the program is executed, it creates the following file:
%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Temp\realhowto[RANDOM NUMBERS].vbs

Next, the program creates the following registry entry so that it executes whenever Windows starts:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\"Java Update Checker"= "%SystemDrive%\#$KF87J#T\JavaUpdate.jar"

The program is a Remote Administration Tool that allows a remote user to perform the following actions:
  • Capture screen shots
  • Capture video and sound
  • Display messages
  • End processes
  • Execute files
  • Perform certain file operations
  • Perform denial of service attacks using HTTP or UDP
  • Perform remote desktop capabilities
  • Play multimedia
  • Record keystrokes, a copy of the log file is forwarded to: incognitorat@gmail.com
  • Upload and download files

Note:
While the main executable file is Win32 format, the remote access tool is written entirely in Java. This makes the tool portable across any system that supports the Java Runtime Environment.
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Removal Tool

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How to reduce the risk of infection
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MANUAL REMOVAL
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1. Performing a full system scan
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2. Restoring settings in the registry
Many risks make modifications to the registry, which could impact the functionality or performance of the compromised computer. While many of these modifications can be restored through various Windows components, it may be necessary to edit the registry. See in the Technical Details of this writeup for information about which registry keys were created or modified. Delete registry subkeys and entries created by the risk and return all modified registry entries to their previous values.