Home Malware Programs Downloaders Gen:Trojan.Heur.RP.amgfa46h


Posted: October 10, 2011

Gen:Trojan.Heur.RP.amgfa46h is a Trojan downloader that has been distributing itself through shortened URLs on Twitter messages alleging to report breaking news about the VB International Conference. Gen:Trojan.Heur.RP.amgfa46h is covered under the file named VB2011.exe, installs in svchost.exe process and tries to download another file named Installation.exe. Once infected with Gen:Trojan.Heur.RP.amgfa46h, the installer can't be deleted and it connects to additional malware-hosting websites in order to download and install other malicious files on the infected PC. Upon installation, Gen:Trojan.Heur.RP.amgfa46h opens gameware, adware and porn web pages in the Internet Explorer as well as creates desktop shortcuts that link to these websites. Be careful when clicking on shortened URLs in Twitter, especially if the message is related to the VB International Conference. If your computer has been infected with Gen:Trojan.Heur.RP.amgfa46h, delete it by using a powerful and reputable anti-malware tool.

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