Danger level 6
Type: Malware
Common infection symptoms:
  • Installs itself without permissions
  • Connects to the internet without permission
  • Slow internet connection
  • Slow Computer

HackTool:Win32/Mailpassview

HackTool:Win32/Mailpassview is a freeware hack tool that is used to display passwords for a number of email applications. This tool is used by hackers to hack thousands of email accounts, and thus steal private info and use unsuspecting users’ accounts for mass spamming campaigns.

This hack tool was first released on October 7, 2008, and also operates under various other aliases:

Win-AppCare/Agent.89088
W32/MalwareS.WQG
Gen2.BPVYO
HackTool.Mailpassview!kmuIKt+KsCs
HackTool.IBI
TR/Agent.89088.V
Tool.PassView.13
Win32/PSWTool.MailPassView.A
PSWTool.Win32.Messen
Trojan.Win32.Generic.5209991A
NirSoft
PSWTool.Win32.MailPassView.as
MailPassView

HackTool:Win32/Mailpassview has a graphical user interface which can be run without being displayed to the targeted user. This is done by utilizing a command line which switches to save the captured password information in various other formats. HackTool:Win32/Mailpassview will show passwords to the following email applications:

Microsoft Outlook Express
Microsoft Outlook
Windows Mail
Windows live Mail
IncrediMail
Eudora
Netsace 6.x/7.x
Mozilla Thunderbird
Yahoo! Mail
Hotmail/MSN mail
Gmail

A configuration file which is named .cfg will be dropped in the folder of the mail program which is running. It also drops the file mailpv_setup.exe into the system, and users are warned to look for this file and delete if should they suspect an infiltration or infection of HackTool:Win32/Mailpassview.

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How to manually remove HackTool:Win32/Mailpassview

Files associated with HackTool:Win32/Mailpassview infection:

mailpv_setup.exe
Java.exe
sof.exe
brXZVDgUbgP.exe
produkey_setup.exe
poe.exe
brXZVDgUbgP.exe
zw7pekms.exe
T.R gdata.exe
OfficeResetAuto.exe
Office activator.exe
KMService.exe
keymaker.exe
keygen.exe
KeyGen (FFF).exe
fltlib.dll
AutoKMS.exe
ashampkeygen.exe
adbcd.dll
mailpv_setup.exe
DRIVERSATA.exe
ProduKey.exe
4572.exe
Adobe Acrobat.exe
mailpv.exe

HackTool:Win32/Mailpassview DLL's to remove:

fltlib.dll
adbcd.dll

HackTool:Win32/Mailpassview processes to kill:

4572.exe
produkey_setup.exe
mailpv.exe
DRIVERSATA.exe
ProduKey.exe
sof.exe
Adobe Acrobat.exe
brXZVDgUbgP.exe
zw7pekms.exe
T.R gdata.exe
OfficeResetAuto.exe
Office activator.exe
KMService.exe
keymaker.exe
keygen.exe
KeyGen (FFF).exe
AutoKMS.exe
ashampkeygen.exe
mailpv_setup.exe
Java.exe
poe.exe
mailpv_setup.exe
brXZVDgUbgP.exe
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