|Detected||Apr 16 2007 14:42 GMT|
|Released||Apr 16 2007 14:42 GMT|
|Published||May 14 2007 14:06 GMT|
This Trojan downloads other malicious programs via the Internet and launches them for execution on the victim machine without the user’s knowledge or consent. It is a Windows PE EXE file. It is 7,242 bytes in size.
The Trojan launches the IEXPLORE.exe process. It injects code into the process which will download a file from the following link:
and saves it as:
This file will then be launched for execution and the Trojan will cease running.
At the moment of writing, the link contained a file which is 5031 bytes in size. It will be detected by Kaspersky Anti-Virus as Backdoor.Win32.Poison.j.
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.