|Detected||Jun 03 2005 21:02 GMT|
|Released||Jun 03 2005 21:02 GMT|
|Published||Feb 16 2006 15:07 GMT|
This Trojan program downloads files from the Internet without the user's knowledge or consent. The Trojan itself is a Windows PE EXE file 4128 bytes in size, packed using UPX. The unpacked file is 18KB in size.
Once launched, the Trojan creates a file called sysinit32m.exe in the Windows system directory.
The Trojan downloads updates to itself, and other Trojan programs, from http://c***x.com/ru. It saves them on the victim machine and launches them for execution.
Programs classified as Trojan-Downloader download and install new versions of malicious programs, including Trojans and AdWare, on victim computers. Once downloaded from the Internet, the programs are launched or included on a list of programs which will run automatically when the operating system boots up.
Information about the names and locations of the programs which are downloaded are in the Trojan code, or are downloaded by the Trojan from an Internet resource (usually a web page).
This type of malicious program is frequently used in the initial infection of visitors to websites which contain exploits.