Trojan.Clampi

Posted: October 11, 2010 | Category: Trojans | Threat Level: 9/10
Trojan.Clampi is a malicious Trojan horse that may represent security risk for the compromised system or its network environment. Trojan.Clampi uses backdoors to install contaminated files from the internet onto a compromised computer. Trojan.Clampi may spread via drive-by downloads and does not require a user's permission to run on a computer. Trojan.Clampi comes bundled with a malicious installation program. It is advisable to remove Trojan.Clampi as soon as it is detected.

Generic Dropper.js

Posted: October 11, 2010 | Category: Trojans | Threat Level: 8/10
Generic Dropper.js is a malicious trojan dropper which installs corrupt files on the affected machine. The types of files which are dropped by many droppers include other Trojans such as downloaders and backdoors which allow the hacker remote access to the client machine. Dialers also change the dial-up settings of the client's Internet connection, normally to a premium rate number. Remove Generic Dropper.js before it wreaks havoc on the system. File System Modifications The following files were created in the system:

License expiration error

Posted: October 11, 2010 | Category: Fake Warning Messages
If your computer shows the fake pop-up which reads "License expiration error" the system has been infected by Trojan.FileHarakiri . Ignore the warnings to renew your license, it is all an attempt to pilfer money from hapless computer users. Use a reliable malware remover to make sure your PC is free of all threats. Additional Information on License expiration error The following messages's were detected:

PremierOpinion

Posted: October 11, 2010 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
PremierOpinion (or Premier Opinion) is adware which gets into computers by piggybacking corrupt screensavers downloaded onto a computer system. Premier Opinion is one of the first badware programs that affects both Macs and PCs. The removal of PremierOpinion has proven to be rather difficult but experts say using a reliable antispyware program should do the trick. Remove PremierOpinion immediately before it wreaks havoc on your system. File System Modifications The following files were created in the system:

Generic Obfuscated.g

Posted: October 8, 2010 | Category: Trojans | Threat Level: 8/10
Generic Obfuscated.g is a malicious Trojan horse that may represent security risk for the compromised system or its network environment. Generic Obfuscated.g uses backdoors to install contaminated files from the internet onto a compromised computer. Generic Obfuscated.g may spread via drive-by downloads and does not require a user's permission to run on a computer. Generic Obfuscated.g comes bundled with a malicious installation program. Remove Generic Obfuscated.g as soon as it has been detected. File System Modifications The following files were created in the system:

BackDoor-CEP.gen.au

Posted: October 8, 2010 | Category: Backdoors | Threat Level: 6/10
BackDoor-CEP.gen.au is a malicious backdoor Trojan that runs in the background and allows remote access to the compromised system. BackDoor-CEP.gen.au attempts to propagate by exploiting local network shares. BackDoor-CEP.gen.au will also attempt to join a predefined IRC server and channel stolen data in order to participate in distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack. The DDoS attacks will attempt to make the computer unavailable to its intended users. It is recommended that BackDoor-CEP.gen.au be removed immediately with a good anti-spyware application.

Malware.Harakit!rem

Posted: October 8, 2010 | Category: Worms | Threat Level: 5/10
Malware.Harakit!rem is a malicious worm that may represent security risk for the compromised system or its network environment. Malware.Harakit!rem downloads files to the local computer that may represent security risk. Malware.Harakit!rem also allows remote access to the compromised system. Remove Malware.Harakit!rem immediately before it starts wreaking havoc on your system.

PE_LICAT.A

Posted: October 8, 2010 | Category: Viruses | Threat Level: 8/10
PE_LICAT.A is a file infector which accesses corrupt websites to download files on the compromised computer. PE_LICAT.A generates a list a 800 domain names at every execution and the routines of the downloaded files are exhibited on the affected system. A PE_LICAT.A infection may also lead to the download of malware updates or the download of other malware onto the affected system.

W32.Ackantta.H@mm

Posted: October 8, 2010 | Category: Worms | Threat Level: 5/10
W32.Ackantta.H@mm is an email worm which spreads by raiding a compromised computer and using the internet to mass-mail itself. W32.Ackantta.H@mm steals email contact details from the address list before sending itself to other users. W32.Ackantta.H@mm has the ability to bypass average computer security applications and should be terminated using a reliable malware remover. File System Modifications The following files were created in the system:

Trojan.FileHarakiri

Posted: October 8, 2010 | Category: Fake Warning Messages
Trojan.FileHarakiri is a fake computer virus which appears in corrupt pop-ups used by hackers to sell rogue software. If the Trojan.FileHarakiri alert appears on your PC there's actually a good chance that your PC is virus-free. The "License expiration error" is a fake antivirus pop-up designed to scare you into thinking you have Trojan.FileHarakiri on the system so that you'll click the "Lifetime Update" button and enter your credit card information. Do not fall for this trickery and use a reliable malware remover to make sure your PC is free of all threats.

Virus.Win32.Downloader

Posted: October 7, 2010 | Category: Viruses | Threat Level: 9/10
Virus.Win32.Downloader is a computer virus which infects Windows systems and can be installed under fake or misleading pretenses. Virus.Win32.Downloader can be installed without a user's knowledge and agreement. Virus.Win32.Downloader is harmful to a computer system and should be removed from the system immediately.

Mal/Inject-K

Posted: October 7, 2010 | Category: Backdoors | Threat Level: 6/10
Mal/Inject-K is a variant of a backdoor Trojan that attempts to propagate by exploiting local network shares. Mal/Inject-K will also attempt to join a predefined IRC server and channel in order to allow hackers to participate in dangerous distributed denial-of-service attacks (DDoS). A DDoS attack is an attempt by hackers to make a computer resource unavailable to its intended users. Mal/Inject-K poses a severe security threat to any PC and should be removed upon detection.

Unknown Win32/Trojan

Posted: October 7, 2010 | Category: Fake Warning Messages
Unknown Win32/Trojan is a bogus threat which appears in the Fake Microsoft Security Essentials Alert . Do not fall for the trickery Fake Microsoft Security Essentials Alert uses to convince unwary computer users that their system is infected with Unknown Win32/Trojan. Remove all threats from your PC using a reliable malware remover.

Hyves Toolbar

Posted: October 6, 2010 | Category: Bad Toolbars | Threat Level: 1/10
Hyves Toolbar is a potentially unwanted browser extension for Google Chrome. Hyves Toolbar is a free Dutch social networking website. Hyves Toolbar may display numerous alerts on the Hyves web page. By using Hyves Toolbar, there's no need to check the PC user's profile for incoming events. However, Hyves Toolbar may also cause unwanted activities on the computer system. Hyves Toolbar may be installed without the PC user's permission. Hyves Toolbar may also be distributed and access the computer through packed freeware that PC users can download from unprotected download websites. If the...

Trojan.Win32.Swizzor.wwj

Posted: October 6, 2010 | Category: Trojans | Threat Level: 8/10
Trojan.Win32.Swizzor.wwj is a malicious trojan horse or bot that may represent security risk for the compromised system or its network environment. Trojan.Win32.Swizzor.wwj contains a potentially unwanted adware program designed to deliver various advertisements to the users' systems. Another program downloads files to the local computer that may represent security risk. Trojan.Win32.Swizzor.wwj also allows remote access to the compromised system and comes armed with a keylogger program that can capture all user keystrokes, including confidential details such usernames, passwords and credit...

Constructor.Win32.Scgen

Posted: October 6, 2010 | Category: Malware | Threat Level: 6/10
Constructor.Win32.Scgen is malicious malware that runs in the background and allows remote access to the compromised system. Constructor.Win32.Scgen contains a hacktool for attackers to break into the PC. Constructor.Win32.Scgen can change Windows Explorer settings to download other malicious files from external servers. Constructor.Win32.Scgen also monitors user activities to obtain valuable personal information. Constructor.Win32.Scgen is a dangerous threat to any computer or system and should be terminated immediately.

Trojan-Spy.Win32.Dibik.eic

Posted: October 6, 2010 | Category: Spyware | Threat Level: 6/10
Trojan-Spy.Win32.Dibik.eic is a Trojan spy which contains a keylogger program that can capture all user keystrokes, including confidential details such as usernames, passwords and credit card numbers. Trojan-Spy.Win32.Dibik.eic may take screen snapshots, download additional components, and provide the hacker with remote access to the PC or system. Other symptoms common to Trojan-Spy.Win32.Dibik.eic include downloads or requests for other files from the Internet. Trojan-Spy.Win32.Dibik.eic can also contact remote servers to download additional malware onto your computer without your...

Email-Worm.Rontokbro

Posted: October 6, 2010 | Category: Worms | Threat Level: 5/10
Email-Worm.Rontokbro is a malicious worm that may represent security risk for the compromised system or its network environment. Email-Worm.Rontokbro uses backdoors to install contaminated files from the internet onto a compromised computer. Email-Worm.Rontokbro spreads via unsolicited e-mail attachments and requires a user to execute it to run on a computer. Email-Worm.Rontokbro comes bundled with a corrupt installation program which allows the malware to run once the PC starts up. Remove Email-Worm.Rontokbro as soon as it has been detected.

Trojan-Downloader.Win32.FraudLoad.xfaj

Posted: October 6, 2010 | Category: Trojans | Threat Level: 8/10
Trojan-Downloader.Win32.FraudLoad.xfaj is a complex Trojan infection that is difficult to remove from a compromised system. Trojan-Downloader.Win32.FraudLoad.xfaj can download and install additional malware and may slow your PC down. Trojan-Downloader.Win32.FraudLoad.xfaj may also cause system errors and should be removed from the system immediately.

Babylon Search/Toolbar

Posted: October 6, 2010 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
The Babylon Toolbar is a search engine and translation utility, all rolled up into a single browser-based toolbar. While this description may make Babylon Toolbar sound benign, malware researchers have had the misfortune of noting that Babylon Toolbar includes characteristics that are commonly assigned to browsers, adware and Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs). Babylon Toolbar may attempt to avoid deletion by normal methods, changes your search engine settings to promote its own websites and may install itself without your permission. If normal removal methods for browser plugins fail...
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