|Detected||Nov 02 2010 13:07 GMT|
|Released||Nov 02 2010 22:50 GMT|
|Published||Dec 22 2010 10:12 GMT|
This Trojan downloads files from the Internet and launches them on the victim machine without the user’s knowledge or consent. It is a Java class (class file). It is 2,413 bytes in size.
The Trojan code contains a Java class called “XecYv_N” which includes functionality for downloading a file from the Internet in a separate thread and launching it for execution. The downloaded file is saved in the current user’s temporary folder under the name:
%Temp%\WINDOWS_SECURITY_CENTER.exeThe link to download the file is specified as a parameter to the object constructor for the malicious class.
If your computer does not have an up-to-date antivirus, or does not have an antivirus solution at all, follow the instructions below to delete the malicious program:
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.