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  • Online Scan: Analyze lzop.exe file and fix runtime errors, Fix System Error
    Welcome to my blog. I found a malicious code that was added into the lzop.exe file. Due to infection by malicious code, the file contents changed. The MD5 value of the infected file is: 1aff391b5c1b809d085823e74772f646, and the file size is: 131 K ( 134,158 bytes )
    Risk level of malicious code
    ( 3 stars by 174 users )
    Behavior of malicious code ( 325 votes ) If you know more this malicious code, please vote. We sincerely hope you may share your information with other computer users and help them.
    1. Infect file
    12% (39)
    2. Intentionally destroy data
    10.46% (34)
    3. Steal personal privacy
    11.69% (38)
    4. Infect other computers through the Internet
    13.23% (43)
    5. Install the backdoor program so that the computer is controlled remotely
    10.15% (33)
    6. Cheat or threaten users to buy something
    17.85% (58)
    7. Download and install other programs without permission in the background
    10.77% (35)
    8. Pop up various advertisements and induce users to click
    13.85% (45)
    Binary Code Analysis:
    When the program runs, the PE loader will try to load the file to 0x00400000 in the virtual address space, Address Of Entry Point: 0x00001000. This file has 6 SECTION.
    DOS Header
    DOS Stub
    NT File Signature
    Data Directory
    .text SECTION #1
    .data SECTION #2
    .rdata SECTION #3
    /4 SECTION #4
    .bss SECTION #5
    .idata SECTION #6
    About this malicious code
    This malicious code is a 32-bit program that infects an EXE file. When the file is run or the file is loaded, the malicious code in the file is run first. Later, this malicious code also infects the following files:

    • lzop.exe
    • lzop.mp4

    Tip: There is something I must emphasize. The file names listed above are infected by malicious code. It does not mean that all files named by these names are malicious files. It is inaccurate to determine whether a file is a malicious program based on its file name.

    The malicious code also infects files on the following path:

    • c:\windows\system32\preinstall\winse\wxp_x86_0409_v1\
    • c:\windows\system32\supportappcb\setup\
    • c:\windows\diagnostics\system\apps\tr-tr\
    • c:\windows\system32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\en-us\
    • c:\windows\diagnostics\system\video\pt-br\
    • c:\windows\nl-nl\
    • c:\windows\system32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\nl-nl\
    • c:\windows\mats\es-es\
    • c:\windows\resources\themes\skyline\
    • c:\windows\diagnostics\system\performance\fi-fi\
    • c:\windows\system32\com\nb-no\
    • c:\windows\$hf_mig$\kb952954\sp3qfe\
    • c:\windows\system32\windowspowershell\v1.0\modules\appvclient\de\
    • c:\windows\system32\akelfiles\
    Tip: The code of most malicious files is fixed, rarely changed, which means, this type of malicious files regardless of which computer they are in, will copy themselves into the pre-set path, so we can go to the path listed above to find this file, and there is a great chance to find it.
    Are all the files with the same file name listed above and with the same path malicious files?
    Of course not. The file name is just the identification of the file. Strictly speaking, the file is modified by malicious code.

    The following are methods commonly used by malicious code in order to confuse users:

    • Deliberately modify their own file name to some system file name, or some well-known software name.
    • Generate malicious files in the system folder or in the installation folder of some well-known software, and even name their own folder with an antivirus software name (actually the user did not install this antivirus software). In fact, these malicious files are not system files, nor part of the famous software.

    For example, one of the most common system file names is: explorer.exe, and under normal circumstances, the system only has an explorer.exe process. When you open the Task Manager and find that there are two or more explorer.exe processes, it is likely the camouflage of some malicious viruses. As shown in the following figure, there are two explorer.exe processes in Task Manager.

    When I find the path where the file is located, it will be clear that the real explorer.exe system file is located under "C:\ Windows\", and the malicious file that pretends to be system process is under the other path.

    The running status of the lzop.exe file that is infected with malicious code:
    lzop.exe running statusTake up memory 731K
    Occupy CPU resources between 37% - 55%
    Run the program with the SYSTEM permissions.
    At runtime, 1 Windows system files, 2 external files (not owned by the Windows system), are called
    Windows system files
  • File name
  • Number of calling functions
  • KERNEL32.dll
  • 3
  • Not owned by the windows system
  • File name
  • Number of calling functions
  • cygwin1.dll
  • 63
  • cyglzo2-2.dll
  • 13
  • In general, the most accurate way to determine if a file is a malicious file is to analyze its code and see what happens when these functions are called while the program is running. Does it have malicious behavior (destroying data or stealing data)? I have listed the functions called by this file and some internal data, but there is too much data, I can't show them all here. →Click here← to see the full binary code analysis page.
    lzop.exe runtime behavior analysis
    The KERNEL32.dll dynamic link library is loaded and the functions in the file are called: ( Kernel32.dll is a very important 32-bit dynamic link library file in the Windows operating system. It is a kernel-level file. It controls the system's memory management, data input and output operations and interrupt handling. When the Windows operating system starts, kernel32.dll resides in a specific write-protected area of memory, so that other programs cannot occupy this memory area. )
  • GetConsoleMode: Retrieves the current input mode of a console's input buffer or the current output mode of a console screen buffer.
  • GetModuleHandleA: Retrieves a module handle for the specified module. The module must have been loaded by the calling process.
  • GetProcAddress: Retrieves the address of an exported function or variable from the specified dynamic-link library (DLL).
  • The following files have been identified as malicious files. Some files are variants of lzop.exe; some files are another type of malicious file, but use the same file name as lzop.exe.

    It is a simple and effective way to determine whether a file is a malicious file by a hash value, which has lower false detection rate than the "static signature" method. So, if the MD5 value of a file on the computer is the same as the MD5 value listed below, then it is sure that the file is a malicious file.

    This is my analysis results to the code of each malicious below, mainly provided to industry professionals who engage in the maintenance of computer security. If you are interested, you can also have a view, but it may require certain computer knowledge.
    • File Md5
    • File Size
    • File Bit
    • File Type
    • Binary Code Analysis

    How to repair or remove lzop.exe

    Method 1: Manual Removal

    • Reboot the system and then enter safe mode (Click here to see how each Windows version (XP/Vista/7/8/10) goes into safe mode)

    • Open Task Manager and if lzop.exe is running, end this program.
    lzop.exe running status

    • Show all hidden files.
    Step: "My Computer" -> "Floder Options" ->"View" -> "Show hidden files, folders, and drives"

    • Malicious code used to generate or infect files on the following paths, so you need to one by one go into the following path, and delete all files [  lzop.exe, lzop.mp4  ]

    • c:\windows\system32\preinstall\winse\wxp_x86_0409_v1\
    • c:\windows\system32\supportappcb\setup\
    • c:\windows\diagnostics\system\apps\tr-tr\
    • c:\windows\system32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\en-us\
    • c:\windows\diagnostics\system\video\pt-br\
    • c:\windows\nl-nl\

    • Finally, restart your computer.

    Method 2: Automatic Removal Using Tools (Recommended)

    This is free virus detection software, and it can be well compatible with many well-known anti-virus software, so users do not have to uninstall anti-virus software on the computer.

    It is "environmentally friendly" for computers. After downloading, it can be used by decompression and without installation. In the process of running, it will not write any information to the registry, nor create any new files to the Windows folder of the system disk. When you do not need it, you can delete it. It will not leave any spam information on your computer.

    When you find your operating system is abnormal, and the file name listed above appears in the Task Manager, or there are several processes in running with the same name as the core file name, it is best to download the anti-virus software to check your system.

    Online detection of lzop.exe

    If you don't know if lzop.exe is infected with malicious code on your computer, you may also use online scan tool.

    • Use the following online detection function to check the file.
  • • Enter the file name, or file MD5, for the query.
  • • You can also scan a file online. Click the "Upload File" button, and then click the "submit" button, to immediately detect whether the file is a virus. (Tip: The maximum size of the file uploaded cannot exceed 8MB)
  • How do I use the T21 engine for online scanning?

    T21 can detect unknown files online, mainly using "behavior-based" judgment mechanism. It is very simple to use T21.

    1. Click the "Upload File" button, select the file you want to detect, and then click "Submit".
    2. The next step is to wait for the system to check, which may take a little time, so please be patient.
    3. When the T21 scan engine finishes detection, the test results are immediately fed back, as shown below:

    • If you suspect that there are malicious files on your computer, but you cannot find where they are, or if you want to make a thorough check on your computer, you can download the automatic scanning tool.

    If you want to know what kind of T21 system is, you can click here to view the introduction of T21. You can also go to the home page to read the original intention and philosophy of my development of T21 system.

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    Copyright statement: The above data is obtained by my analysis, and without authorization, you may not copy or reprint it.
     #1  [April 05, 2019]    amlan
    When I played a song on my computer, I sometimes plugged in the earphones and found that the sound of the headset was very small, and I could hardly hear it. What is the reason?
     Admin Reply:
    This situation can be caused by the following reasons:

    The impedance of the headset. Normally used headsets are 8OHM impedance earphones. If you buy a high-impedance earphone or other special-purpose earphones, you will feel that the sound is extremely small when you plug it into the computer. Even if you adjust the sound to the maximum, there is no improvement. This is because the input impedance of the load does not match the output impedance of the device.

    Is there a power amplifier block on the motherboard? Some motherboards do not have a power amplifier block, and can only provide signals to active speakers with power amplifiers. If you use headphones, you will feel the sound of the headphones is very small; then there is no other way, you can only use active devices to work.
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