|Detected||Feb 09 2004 23:08 GMT|
|Released||Feb 09 2004 23:08 GMT|
|Published||Oct 24 2006 16:06 GMT|
This Trojan downloads software via the Internet without the knowledge or consent of the user. The program itself is a Windows PE EXE file. The file is 24,576 bytes in size. It is written in Visual Basic.
Once launched, the Trojan downloads files from the following URL:
At the moment of writing, this link was not working.
The downloaded file will be saved as:
The Trojan then launches this file 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.