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

Across all ThreatExpert reports, the file "kss.exe" has always been identified as a threat.
File "kss.exe" has the following statistics:
Total number of reports analysed611,932
Number of cases that involved the file "kss.exe"19
Number of incidents when this file was found to be a threat19
Statistical volume of cases when "kss.exe" was a threat100%
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The file "kss.exe" is known to be created under the following filenames:
  • %CommonPrograms% is a variable that refers to the file system directory that contains the directories for the common program groups that appear on the Start menu for all users. A typical path is C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs (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 "kss.exe" has the following possible country of origin:
OriginNumber of Incidents

The following threats are known to be associated with the file "kss.exe":
Threat AliasNumber of Incidents [McAfee]6
Infostealer.Bancos [Symantec]5
Mal/Banspy-F [Sophos]5
Mal/Behav-248, Mal/Behav-188, Mal/Banspy-G [Sophos]3
PWS-Banker.gen.aa [McAfee]3
Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Banload [Ikarus]3
TrojanSpy:Win32/Bancos.gen!A [Microsoft]3
Mal/Banspy-F, Mal/Behav-248, Mal/Banspy-I, Mal/Banspy-G [Sophos]2
Mal_Banker [Trend Micro]2
Trojan-Spy.Win32.Bancos.A [Ikarus]2 [Ikarus]2
TrojanSpy:Win32/Bancos.gen!C [Microsoft]2
Infostealer.Bancos!gen [Symantec]1
Mal/Banspy-F, Mal/Behav-188 [Sophos]1
Mal/Banspy-F, Mal/Behav-248, Mal/Banspy-G, Troj/Bnkmr-Fam [Sophos]1
Mal/Banspy-F, Mal/Behav-248, Mal/Behav-188, Mal/Banspy-G [Sophos]1
Mal/Behav-188 [Sophos]1
Mal/Behav-188, Mal/Banspy-G [Sophos]1
Mal/Behav-248, Mal/Banspy-G [Sophos]1
Mal/Emogen-T [Sophos]1
Mal/EncPk-CU [Sophos]1
Mal/Packer, Mal/Banspy-F, Mal/Behav-248, Mal/EncPk-BW, Mal/Behav-188, Mal/Banspy-G [Sophos]1
New Malware.eb [McAfee]1
Packed.Generic.56 [Symantec]1
Packed/Upack [AhnLab]1
PWS-Banker.gen.i [McAfee]1
Trojan.Dropper [Symantec]1
Trojan-Banker.Win32.Banker.aazs [Kaspersky Lab]1
Trojan-Banker.Win32.Banker.abis [Kaspersky Lab]1
Trojan-Banker.Win32.Banker.abjn [Kaspersky Lab]1
Trojan-Banker.Win32.Banker.abwd [Kaspersky Lab]1
Trojan-Banker.Win32.Banker.abzy [Kaspersky Lab]1
Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Agent.ajbb [Kaspersky Lab]1
Trojan-Spy.Win32.Banker.JU [Ikarus]1
TrojanSpy:Win32/Bancos.gen!B [Microsoft]1