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ThreatExpert's awareness of the file "default.exe":

Across all ThreatExpert reports, the file "default.exe" was mostly identified as a threat.
File "default.exe" has the following statistics:
Total number of reports analysed611,932
Number of cases that involved the file "default.exe"193
Number of incidents when this file was found to be a threat180
Statistical volume of cases when "default.exe" was a threat93%
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The file "default.exe" is known to be created under the following filenames:
%FontsDir%\fonts.exe
%FontsDir%\tskmgr.exe
%ProgramFiles%\igv6\skin\default\default.exe
%Programs%\startup\csrss.exe
%System%\default.exe
%System%\dllcache\default.exe
%System%\dllcache\global.exe
%System%\dllcache\svchost.exe
%System%\drivers\digitalwarlord.exe
%System%\drivers\drivers.cab.exe
%System%\drivers\etc\warai.exe
%System%\drivers\silencer.exe
%System%\regedit.exe
%Windir%\cursors\compact.exe
%Windir%\cursors\csrss.exe
%Windir%\cursors\egui.exe
%Windir%\cursors\issch.exe
%Windir%\cursors\systems.exe
%Windir%\cursors\winlogon.exe
%Windir%\cursors\xpsys.exe
%Windir%\default.exe
%Windir%\easybind\contrib\uis\default.exe
%Windir%\help\nakedme.exe
%Windir%\help\sarakikiwarrior.exe
%Windir%\inf\barenaked.exe
%Windir%\java\barenaked.exe
%Windir%\java\kingston.exe
%Windir%\java\pawikan.exe
%Windir%\microsoft.net\framework\maicrosoft.exe
%Windir%\pchealth\global.exe
%Windir%\pchealth\helpctr\binaries\helphost.com
%Windir%\system\default.exe
%Windir%\system\keyboard.exe
c:\default.exe
c:\kingston.exe
c:\ms-dos.com
Notes:
  • %FontsDir% is a variable that refers to a virtual folder containing fonts. A typical path is C:\Windows\Fonts.
  • %ProgramFiles% is a variable that refers to the Program Files folder. A typical path is C:\Program Files.
  • %Programs% is a variable that refers to the file system directory that contains the user's program groups. A typical path is C:\Documents and Settings\[UserName]\Start Menu\Programs.
  • %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 or C:\Winnt.

The file "default.exe" has the following possible country of origin:
OriginNumber of Incidents
Brazil3

The following threats are known to be associated with the file "default.exe":
Threat AliasNumber of Incidents
W32.SillyFDC [Symantec]175
Virus:Win32/Sality.AM [Microsoft]89
W32/Sality-AM [Sophos]72
W32/Autorun.worm.ch [McAfee]64
W32/Sality.gen [McAfee]59
Virus.Win32.Sality [Ikarus]46
Virus.Win32.Sality.aa [Kaspersky Lab]43
Virus.Win32.VB.bb [Ikarus]37
W32/Autorun-EW [Sophos]29
Worm.Win32.AutoRun.eee [Kaspersky Lab]29
Worm:Win32/Autorun.CH [Microsoft]29
WORM_AUTORUN.BUK [Trend Micro]29
Win-Trojan/Autorun.225280.B [AhnLab]26
Worm.AutoRun.eee [PC Tools]26
PE_SALITY.EK [Trend Micro]24
Win32.Sality.AM.Gen [PC Tools]24
Win32/Kashu.B [AhnLab]20
Worm.AutoRun.AQN [PC Tools]18
PE_SALITY.EN-1 [Trend Micro]17
Virus.W32.Sality [Ikarus]17
W32/Sality.ag [McAfee]15
PE_SALITY.EN [Trend Micro]14
PE_SALITY.JER [Trend Micro]14
PE_SALITY.M [Trend Micro]14
Virus.Win32.Sality.z [Kaspersky Lab]14
Mal/Behav-043, Mal/Sality-A [Sophos]11
Virus.Win32.Sality.y [Kaspersky Lab]9
Worm.Win32.AutoRun [Ikarus]9
W32/Virut.gen [McAfee]8
Virus.Win32.Virut.n [Kaspersky Lab]6
W32/Sality.ah [McAfee]6
W32/Vetor-A [Sophos]6
Mal/Behav-043 [Sophos]5
PE_VIRUT.XL [Trend Micro]5
Virus:Win32/Virut.AF [Microsoft]5
W32/Sality.ae [McAfee]5
Worm.AutoRun.dcw [PC Tools]5
Mal/Behav-043, Mal/Sality-B [Sophos]4
Mal/Behav-043, W32/Scribble-B [Sophos]4
PE_CORELINK.C-1 [Trend Micro]4
Virus.Win32.Alman.b [Kaspersky Lab]4
Virus.Win32.PcClient.NM [Ikarus]4
Virus.Win32.Virut.ce [Kaspersky Lab]4
Virus:Win32/Huhk.7005 [Microsoft]4
Virus:Win32/Virut.BM [Microsoft]4
Win32.Virut.Gen.5 [PC Tools]4
Win32/Virut.F [AhnLab]4
Win-Trojan/Autorun.233472 [AhnLab]4
Worm.Win32.AutoRun.dyw [Kaspersky Lab]4
Worm.Win32.VB.pj [Kaspersky Lab]4
WORM_VB.GAL [Trend Micro]4
PE_HUNK.NY [Trend Micro]3
PE_SALITY.BI [Trend Micro]3
PE_SALITY.BU [Trend Micro]3
PE_VIRUT.CEL [Trend Micro]3
Virus.Win32.Virut [Ikarus]3
Virus:Win32/Almanahe.B [Microsoft]3
W32/Almanahe.c [McAfee]3
W32/Alman-C [Sophos]3
W32/Huhk-C [Sophos]3
W32/Sality.ao [McAfee]3
W32/Virut.n.gen [McAfee]3
Win32.Virut.Gen.4 [PC Tools]3
Win32/Autorun.worm.48996 [AhnLab]3
Worm.Win32.AutoRun.dcw [Kaspersky Lab]3
Gen.Win32 [Ikarus]2
Mal/Generic-A, Mal/Behav-043 [Sophos]2
PE_VBAC.A [Trend Micro]2
Virus.Win32.Virut.be [Kaspersky Lab]2
Virus:Win32/Virut.BA [Microsoft]2
W32.Sality.AE [Symantec]2
W32/Bacalid.gen [McAfee]2
W32/Bacalid-A [Sophos]2
W32/Sality.af [McAfee]2
W32/Virut.j [McAfee]2
W32/Virut.n [McAfee]2
W32/Virut-X [Sophos]2
Win32.Sality.AK [PC Tools]2
Win32.Sality.AL [PC Tools]2
Worm.AutoRun!sd6 [PC Tools]2
Worm.VB!sd6 [PC Tools]2
Worm.Win32.AutoRun.qrk [Kaspersky Lab]2
Worm.Win32.Detnat.e [Kaspersky Lab]2
Worm.Win32.VB [Ikarus]2
WORM_AUTORUN.BXZ [Trend Micro]2
WORM_AUTORUN.DMS [Trend Micro]2
Email-Worm.Win32.Runouce.b [Kaspersky Lab]1
Generic.dx [McAfee]1
I-Worm.Chir.B [PC Tools]1
Mal/Behav-043, W32/Virut-Gen [Sophos]1
Mal/EncPk-GT, Mal/Behav-043, Mal/Sality-B [Sophos]1
Mal/Sality-A [Sophos]1
Mal/Sality-B [Sophos]1
Mal/VB-F [Sophos]1
New Win32 [McAfee]1
PE_Chir.B [Trend Micro]1
PE_MADANGEL.A [Trend Micro]1
PE_POLIP.A [Trend Micro]1
PE_VIRUT.D [Trend Micro]1
PE_VIRUT.XP [Trend Micro]1