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

Across all ThreatExpert reports, the file "keymaker.exe" was mostly identified as a threat.
File "keymaker.exe" has the following statistics:
Total number of reports analysed611,932
Number of cases that involved the file "keymaker.exe"90
Number of incidents when this file was found to be a threat76
Statistical volume of cases when "keymaker.exe" was a threat84%
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The file "keymaker.exe" is known to be created under the following filenames:
%ProgramFiles%\internet explorer\keymaker.exe
%ProgramFiles%\outlook express\keymaker.exe
%System%\winrar 2.80\keymaker.exe
  • %DesktopDir% is a variable that refers to the file system directory used to physically store file objects on the desktop. A typical path is C:\Documents and Settings\[UserName]\Desktop.
  • %ProgramFiles% is a variable that refers to the Program Files folder. A typical path is C:\Program Files.
  • %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).
  • %Temp% is a variable that refers to the temporary folder in the short path form. By default, this is C:\Documents and Settings\[UserName]\Local Settings\Temp\ (Windows NT/2000/XP).
  • %UserProfile% is a variable that specifies the current user's profile folder. By default, this is C:\Documents and Settings\[UserName] (Windows NT/2000/XP).
  • %Windir% is a variable that refers to the Windows installation folder. By default, this is C:\Windows or C:\Winnt.

The file "keymaker.exe" has the following possible countries of origin:
OriginNumber of Incidents
United Kingdom6
Russian Federation5

The following threats are known to be associated with the file "keymaker.exe":
Threat AliasNumber of Incidents
not-a-virus.Keygen.Nero [Ikarus]209
Generic.dx [McAfee]176
Mal/Generic-A [Sophos]66
Infostealer.Gampass [Symantec]21
Backdoor.Formador [Symantec]20
PWS-Banker [McAfee]20
TROJ_BANKER.CTH [Trend Micro]20
Trojan Horse [Symantec]19
Trojan-Spy.Gampass!sd6 [PC Tools]16
Backdoor.Formador!sd6 [PC Tools]15
New Malware.cj [McAfee]12
Trojan.Generic [PC Tools]11
Mal/EncPk-BW, Mal/KeyGen-A [Sophos]10
Virus.Win32.PcClient.MI [Ikarus]10
TrojanDownloader:Win32/Tracur.A [Microsoft]8
Backdoor.Trojan [Symantec]7
Virus.Win32.Trojan [Ikarus]7
Trojan.ATRAPS [Ikarus]6
Win-Trojan/Xema.variant [AhnLab]6
Downloader-BMN [McAfee]5
Generic Dropper [McAfee]5
not-a-virus:Keygen.QT [Ikarus]5
Mal/Packer [Sophos]4
not-a-virus.Keygen.CloneDVD [Ikarus]4
Trojan-Dropper.Win32.VB.gtf [Kaspersky Lab]4
Trojan-Spy.Win32.Banker.ear [Ikarus]4
Virus.Win32.Banker.FSH [Ikarus]4
Trojan.Win32.Agent.amhc [Kaspersky Lab]3
Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Tracur [Ikarus]3
Trojan-Dropper.Win32.VB.grd [Kaspersky Lab]3
Adware.Vundo.V.Gen [PC Tools]2
HackTool.CloneDVD [PC Tools]2
Mal/Inet-Fam [Sophos]2
not-a-Virus.Hacktool.Keygen.DivX [Ikarus]2
not-a-virus.Keygen.DivX [Ikarus]2
P2P-Worm.Win32.Nugg [Ikarus]2 [Kaspersky Lab]2
Packed.Win32.Black.a [Kaspersky Lab]2
Trojan-Downloader.Agent [Ikarus]2
Trojan-Downloader.JLDA [Ikarus]2
Trojan-Downloader.Win32.VB.mbv [Kaspersky Lab]2
Trojan-Dropper.VB!sd6 [PC Tools]2
Trojan-Dropper.Win32.VB [Ikarus]2
Trojan-Dropper.Win32.VB.ggq [Kaspersky Lab]2
W32.IRCBot [Symantec]2
Win32/Nugg.worm.471040 [AhnLab]2
Win32/Nugg.worm.5169152 [AhnLab]2
Win-Trojan/Agent.147456.EF [AhnLab]2
Backdoor.Zany.15 [Ikarus]1
Dropper/Agent.176128.X [AhnLab]1
Mal/Generic-E [Sophos]1
Packed/MoleBox [PC Tools]1
Packed/Upack [AhnLab]1
PWS-Mmorpg.gen [McAfee]1
Trojan.Vundo [Symantec]1
Trojan-Dropper.Win32.Agent.anpy [Kaspersky Lab]1
Trojan-Dropper.Win32.Agent.apig [Kaspersky Lab]1
Trojan-Dropper.Win32.VB.grd [Ikarus]1
Trojan-Dropper.Win32.VB.gxa [Kaspersky Lab]1
Win-Joke/Xema.3548672 [AhnLab]1