|Detected||Feb 09 2011 04:57 GMT|
|Released||Feb 09 2011 10:36 GMT|
|Published||Apr 15 2011 09:04 GMT|
This Trojan downloads other malicious programs from the Internet and launches them for execution without the user's knowledge. It is a Windows .Net application (PE EXE file). It is 6656 bytes in size. It is written in Visual Basic .Net.
Once launched, the Trojan downloads a file from the following link:
http://active***ve.com/ActiveX.exeAt the time of writing, this link was inactive.
The downloaded file is saved in the current user's temporary directory under the name:
%Temp%\tempfile.exeThe Trojan then launches this file for execution and ceases running.
If your computer does not have antivirus protection and has been infected by this malicious program, follow the instructions below to delete it:
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.