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Recovery

 
Threat LevelHigh threatDamageSevereDistributionNot widespread

Effects 

Recovery obtains files with a PWL extension from the affected computer. These files contain sensitive information like dial-up and network passwords and are usually used only by Microsoft programs.

Additionally, Recovery only affects computers with Windows ME/98/95 operating systems.

Infection strategy 

Recovery creates the following entry in the Windows Registry:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\ Software\ Microsoft\ InternetExplorer\ Main
    StartPage = www.progenic.com

    By creating this entry, Recovery modifies the home page of Internet Explorer.

Further Details  

Recovery is written in the programming language Visual C++ v4.20. This hacking tool is 26,112 bytes in size.

Additionally, the option menu of Recovery is the following:

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