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Surveillance.Advanced-PDF-Password-Recovery Analysis Report
Threat Submitted On: 3/20/2007 9:07:31 AM
Threat Analysed On: 3/20/2007 2:07:31 PM
Threat Updated On: 1/28/2011 4:43:12 AM
Type : Surveillance (General)
Symptoms of Advanced-PDF-Password-Recover...
  • Maintains a record of user-activities such as keystrokes, websites visited, applications used etc.
  • Runs in stealth mode.
  • Might also take system snapshots that are then encrypted in a log file to be sent to a remote location.
  • Can disable the system security and make changes to the system.
  • Reduces the system performance.
Alias : Advanced PDF Password Recovery
Md5 Hash : [Not Available]
File Size : [ Not Available ]

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: setup_advanced pdf password recovery.exe
Path : %homepath%\desktop

Md5Hash :6849c0e94f8bfb4a2b4506519febd6a5 ( 1296280 bytes)
File: apdfpr.chm
Path : %programfiles%\elcomsoft\apdfpr

Md5Hash :d6f0da43765a3306174656ef373a2830 ( 72241 bytes)
File: apdfpr.exe
Path : %programfiles%\elcomsoft\apdfpr

Md5Hash :c04b742973bd4d6aa9dd825081631503 ( 1101824 bytes)
File: elcom_reg.dll
Path : %programfiles%\elcomsoft\apdfpr

Md5Hash :e9aba56e694928056d25024e03db9d49 ( 110592 bytes)
File: uninstall.exe
Path : %programfiles%\elcomsoft\apdfpr

Md5Hash :00dbc81eb97a131a16c2d5e98c1c192f ( 42508 bytes)


1. %homepath% Refers to the windows current user's profile folder. By default it is 'C:\Documents and Settings\[user]'
2. %programfiles% Refers to the program files folder. By default it is 'C:\Program Files'
3. %userprofile% Refers to the windows current user's profile folder. By default it is 'C:\Documents and Settings\[user]'

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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