Home Malware Programs Trojans TrojanDownloader:Win32/Vundo.E


Posted: February 15, 2013

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 9/10
Infected PCs: 23
First Seen: February 15, 2013
Last Seen: June 17, 2022
OS(es) Affected: Windows

TrojanDownloader.Win32.Vundo.E is a Trojan that downloads other PC threats on the infected computer. When installed TrojanDownloader:Win32/Vundo.E makes system changes by downloading and running infected files. TrojanDownloader:Win32/Vundo.E occurs as a DLL file, using different file names. While being run, TrojanDownloader:Win32/Vundo.E checks to see if it's running within a process with any of the file names pertaining to a legitimate process name. If TrojanDownloader:Win32/Vundo.E runs, then it assumes that a computer user is browsing the web and attempts to connect to a remote server at the same time to evade suspicion. If TrojanDownloader:Win32/Vundo.E successfully connects, it downloads a file in the targeted computer system. TrojanDownloader:Win32/Vundo.E steals confidential information, including what version of Windows is running in the victimized computer. TrojanDownloader:Win32/Vundo.E also checks if particular anti-virus software is running, by checking if the particular processes are running.

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