This is the detection for the Neshta family of viruses, targeting Windows systems which has been around since at least 2010.
To gain persistence, Virus.Neshta changes the default value for the registry key HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\exefile\shell\open\command, to “%SystemRoot%\svchost.com “%1″ %*”.
Virus.Neshta spreads by adding the virus code to other executable files.
Malwarebytes blocks Virus.Neshta by using real-time protection.
Malwarebytes can detect and remove Virus.Neshta without further user interaction.
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