Spyware.WebPI

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Updated: February 13, 2007 11:45:05 AM
Type: Spyware
Version: 2.51
Publisher: Softec Enterprises, Inc.
Risk Impact: High
File Names: wpi251.exe - installer sftmouse.dll SoftKey.dll ks.exe mc.exe ws.exe wssys.exe
Systems Affected: Windows

Behavior


Spyware.WebPI logs keystrokes and captures screenshots.

Symptoms


Your Symantec program detects Spyware.WebPI.

Transmission


Spyware.WebPI must be manually installed.

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 June 15, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 15, 2005

Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

Updated: February 13, 2007 11:45:05 AM
Type: Spyware
Version: 2.51
Publisher: Softec Enterprises, Inc.
Risk Impact: High
File Names: wpi251.exe - installer sftmouse.dll SoftKey.dll ks.exe mc.exe ws.exe wssys.exe
Systems Affected: Windows


When Adware.Starware is installed, it performs the following actions:

    1. Creates the following files:

      • %UserProfile%\Desktop\WebPI.LNK
      • %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\WebPI.LNK
      • %System%\GVBOX.ocx
      • %System%\GVJPEG32.DLL
      • %System%\hooklib.dll
      • %System%\sftmouse.dll (detected as Spyware.WebPI)
      • %System%\SoftKey.dll (detected as Spyware.WebPI)
      • %System%\VB5StKit.dll
      • %Windir%\ST5UNST.EXE
      • %Windir%\wssys\diskspace.sys
      • %Windir%\wssys\down.gif
      • %Windir%\wssys\key\ks.sys
      • %Windir%\wssys\ks.exe (detected as Spyware.WebPI)
      • %Windir%\wssys\mc.exe (detected as Spyware.WebPI)
      • %Windir%\wssys\scr\[Date_Time].SYS
      • %Windir%\wssys\ST5UNST.LOG
      • %Windir%\wssys\up.gif
      • %Windir%\wssys\WPIUnst.exe
      • %Windir%\wssys\ws.exe (detected as Spyware.WebPI)
      • %Windir%\wssys\wssys.cnt
      • %Windir%\wssys\wssys.exe (detected as Spyware.WebPI)
      • %Windir%\wssys\WSSYS.HLP
      • %System%\SYSINFO.OCX

        Notes:
      • %UserProfile% is a variable that refers to the current user's profile folder. By default, this is C:\Documents and Settings\[Current User] (Windows NT/2000/XP).
      • %System% is a variable that refers to the System folder. By default this is C:\Windows\System (Windows 95/98/Me), C:\Winnt\System32 (Windows NT/2000), or C:\Windows\System32 (Windows XP).
      • %Windir% is a variable that refers to the Windows installation folder. By default, this is C:\Windows (Windows 95/98/Me/XP) or C:\Winnt (Windows NT/2000).

    2. Creates the following registry subkeys:

      HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{4AA438A1-2530-11D2-9D84-00C04F7FB7C4}
      HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{4AA438A4-2530-11D2-9D84-00C04F7FB7C4}
      HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{E7EDC300-766F-11CF-A64F-0020AF37425D}
      HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{6FBA474B-43AC-11CE-9A0E00AA0062BB4C}
      HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{E7EDC301-766F-11CF-A64F-0020AF37425D}
      HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{E7EDC302-766F-11CF-A64F-0020AF37425D}
      HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{6FBA474BC-43AC-11CE-9A0E00AA0062BB4C}
      HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{6FBA474D-43AC-11CE-9A0E00AA0062BB4C}
      HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\TypeLib\{E7EDC303-766F-11CF-A64F-0020AF37425D}
      HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Typelib\{6FBA474E-43AC-11CE-9A0E00AA0062BB4C}
      HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\GVBOX.GvboxCtrl.1
      HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\ws.exe
      HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\VB and VBA Program Settings\wssys

    3. Adds the value:

      "wssys" = "%Windir%\wssys\wssys.exe"

      to the registry subkey:

      HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
      HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Run

      so that the risk runs every time Windows starts.

    4. Modifies the value:

       "(Default)" = "{97177EBC-0C54-11D0-B407-00AA00C14969}"

      in the following registry subkeys:

      HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{14E469E0-BF61-11CF-8385-8F69D8F1350B}\TypeLib
      HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{2CE46480-1A08-11CF-AD63-00AA00614F3E}\TypeLib
      HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{41A7D760-6018-11CF-9016-00AA0068841E}\TypeLib
      HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{41A7D761-6018-11CF-9016-00AA0068841E}\TypeLib
      HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{45046D60-08CA-11CF-A90F-00AA0062BB4C}\TypeLib
      HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{888A5A60-B283-11CF-8AD5-00A0C90AEA82}\TypeLib
      HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{B28FA150-0FF0-11CF-A911-00AA0062BB4C}\TypeLib
      HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{BE8F9800-2AAA-11CF-AD67-00AA00614F3E}\TypeLib
      HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{C0324960-2AAA-11CF-AD67-00AA00614F3E}\TypeLib
      HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{D4E0F020-720A-11CF-8136-00AA00C14959}\TypeLib

    5. Logs keystrokes and captures screenshots.


    Updated: February 13, 2007 11:45:05 AM
    Type: Spyware
    Version: 2.51
    Publisher: Softec Enterprises, Inc.
    Risk Impact: High
    File Names: wpi251.exe - installer sftmouse.dll SoftKey.dll ks.exe mc.exe ws.exe wssys.exe
    Systems Affected: Windows


    The following instructions pertain to all current and recent Symantec antivirus products, including the Symantec AntiVirus and Norton AntiVirus product lines.

      1. Update the virus definitions.
      2. Run a full system scan and write down the file name detected as Spyware.WebPI. Do not delete it.
      3. Execute the file and uninstall the program from the program's File menu.
      4. Run another scan and delete any files detected as Spyware.WebPI.

      For specific details on each of these steps, read the following instructions.

      1. Updating the virus definitions
      Symantec Security Response fully tests all the virus definitions for quality assurance before they are posted to our servers. There are two ways to obtain the most recent virus definitions:
      • Running LiveUpdate, which is the easiest way to obtain virus definitions: These virus definitions are posted to the LiveUpdate servers once each week (usually on Wednesdays), unless there is a major virus outbreak. To determine whether definitions for this threat are available by LiveUpdate, refer to the Virus Definitions (LiveUpdate).
      • Downloading the definitions using the Intelligent Updater: The Intelligent Updater virus definitions are posted on U.S. business days (Monday through Friday). You should download the definitions from the Symantec Security Response Web site and manually install them. To determine whether definitions for this threat are available by the Intelligent Updater, refer to the Virus Definitions (Intelligent Updater).

        The Intelligent Updater virus definitions are available: Read "How to update virus definition files using the Intelligent Updater" for detailed instructions.

      2. Scanning for and recording the name of the file
      1. Start Norton AntiVirus and make sure that it is configured to scan all the files. For more information, read the document, "How to configure Norton AntiVirus to scan all files."
      2. Run a full system scan.
      3. If any files are detected as Spyware.WebPI, write down the full path and file name. Do not delete or quarantine the file.

      3. Executing the file and uninstall the program
      1. Using Windows Explorer, browse to the folder that contains the file that was detected as Spyware.WebPI.
      2. Locate the file and double-click it.
      3. Click the File menu > Uninstall.
      4. Follow any prompts.

      4. Scanning for and recording the name of the file
      1. Start Norton AntiVirus if it is not still open.
      2. Run a full system scan.
      3. If any files are detected as Spyware.WebPI, click Delete.