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Noon Malware Information

    • Updated:
    • 13 Aug 2019
    • Product/Version:
    • Apex One 2019
    • Deep Discovery Email Inspector 3.1
    • Deep Discovery Inspector 5.5
    • Deep Security 12.0
    • InterScan Messaging Security Suite 9.1
    • Interscan Web Security Virtual Appliance 6.5
    • OfficeScan XG
    • ScanMail for Exchange 14.0
    • Worry-Free Business Security Advanced 10.0
    • Platform:
    • N/A N/A
Summary

The Noon malware was previously a Visual Basic script virus which got its name by creating pop up message boxes at noon and midnight then randomly launching web browser to navigate to malicious websites on 2011. It now evolved as a Trojan spyware which is distributed by spam emails and is programmed to bypass anti-virus software and automatically install itself without any manual interference.

This malware is currently being distributed in malspam campaigns involving spam emails with product quote inquiry, shipping or delivery inquiries, fake invoice attachments, and also product order requests. This Trojan-Spyware sends the gathered data from its victims via Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) POST to malicious websites of malware author.


Behaviors

  •  Logs keystrokes of user
  • Steals computer data such as operating system version, operating system architecture, username, user’s security identification (SID)
  • Steals stored email credentials from different mail clients
  • Steals stored information such as user names, passwords and hostnames from different browsers


Capabilities

  • Information Theft


Impact

  • Violation of user privacy - gathers user credentials and steals user information


Infection Chain

infection chain

 

Sample Spam – Shipping inquiry spam

 

Detection Coverage

 

 

Details
Public

Solution Map – What should customers do?

 

Recommendations:

Make sure to always use the latest pattern available to detect the old and new variants of Noon malware.

 

Threat Report:

Premium
Internal
Rating:
Category:
Remove a Malware / Virus
Solution Id:
000143435
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