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Trojan-spy.TapTrap Analysis Report
Threat Submitted On: 3/9/2008 7:42:28 AM
Threat Analysed On: 3/9/2008 12:42:28 PM
Threat Updated On: 1/27/2011 7:53:46 PM
Type : Trojan-spy
Symptoms of TapTrap
  • Fetches the information related to the user-activities.
  • Records keystrokes, websites visited, clipboard etc. and takes the snapshots.
  • Sends the recorded information to the attacker.
Alias : Trojan-Spy.Win32.TapTrap
Md5 Hash : [bce69780994b3aa2f8b16f3ee81df557]
File Size : (278616 bytes)

Technical Details

Here are the Technical findings of our analysis team after analyzing this malware in detail :-

Creates the following infected Files on user's System
Delete the following Files to remove Infection
File: win32servicedll.exe
Path : %windir%\system32

Md5Hash :bce69780994b3aa2f8b16f3ee81df557 ( 278616 bytes)
File: [randomname].exe
Path : %workingdir%

Md5Hash :66ed51d7708d564915bb65ba1b6a181c ( 98306 bytes)
The following Registry Values are added to the provided Registry Keys :-
Delete the added Values from the Key to remove Infection
|__ Value Added :
win32 services = ""%windir%\system32\win32servicedll.exe"íííííííííííííííííííííííííííííííííííííííííììñ_char(0x01)_ç"
Creates the following child process(s) on execution:



Creates the Following MUTEX(s) on user's System:-
win32 services
Copies the Following Files to Given Location :-

Copies :%workingdir%\[random name].exe

To : %windir%\system32\win32servicedll.exe

Copies :%workingdir%\config.ini

To : %windir%\system32\config.ini


1. %windir% Refers to the windows root folder. By default it is 'C:\Windows'
2. %workingdir% Refers to the current directory in which user is working.

Important: We strongly recommend that you backup the Registry before making any changes to it. Incorrect changes to the Registry can result in permanent data loss or corrupted Files. Modify the malicious\suspicious Subkeys only.

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