Home Malware Programs Backdoors Backdoor.Tinxy


Posted: May 5, 2009

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 8/10
Infected PCs: 98
First Seen: July 24, 2009
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Backdoor.Tinxy is a backdoor trojan infection that is usually installed without notification to the computer administrator or operator. Backdoor.Tinxy may offer the purchase of an illicit application through popups of alert messages. Backdoor.Tinxy is designed to load at startup making it very difficult to detect and effectively remove manually from your computer. It is recommended that you use a spyware detection program capable of removing Trojans to rid your system of the Backdoor.Tinxy infection.


BKDR_TINXY.D [TrendMicro]Trojan.Adclicker [Symantec]Net-Worm.Win32.Koobface.he [Sunbelt]Mal/Generic-A [Sophos]Bck/Hupigon.LKK [Panda]a variant of Win32/Tinxy.AD [NOD32]Backdoor:Win32/Tinxy.H [Microsoft]Trojan.Backdoor.Tinxy.H [McAfee-GW-Edition]Artemis!D2F6B30B8DCA [McAfee+Artemis]Proxy-Tinxy [McAfee]Gen.Trojan [Ikarus]PossibleThreat [Fortinet]Trojan.Win32.Agent2.iwh [F-Secure]Win32/SillyProxy.DB [eTrust-Vet]Win32.Tinxy.Ad [eSafe]
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Technical Details

File System Modifications

Tutorials: If you wish to learn how to remove malware components manually, you can read the tutorials on how to find malware, kill unwanted processes, remove malicious DLLs and delete other harmful files. Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.

The following files were created in the system:

dl32.exe File name: dl32.exe
Size: 14.84 KB (14848 bytes)
MD5: d2f6b30b8dcade9a48fc081accb9468c
Detection count: 47
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009

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