Alvin John Nieto
Trojan:WinNT/Necurs.A (Microsoft), Troj/Necurs-BD (Sophos), Win32/TrojanDownloader.Necurs.A trojan (ESET)
Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP (32-bit, 64-bit), Windows Vista (32-bit, 64-bit), Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit)
Downloaded from the Internet, Dropped by other malware
This Trojan arrives on a system as a file dropped by other malware or as a file downloaded unknowingly by users when visiting malicious sites. It may be dropped by other malware.
It deletes the initially executed copy of itself.
27 Feb 2014
This Trojan arrives on a system as a file dropped by other malware or as a file downloaded unknowingly by users when visiting malicious sites.
It may be dropped by the following malware:
This Trojan drops the following copies of itself into the affected system:
(Note: %System% is the Windows system folder, which is usually C:\Windows\System32.)
This Trojan is used by other malware for its rootkit functionalities.
This Trojan deletes the initially executed copy of itself
This Trojan disables services used by the following companies by modifying its code to return to unsuccessful status:
This Trojan disables drivers with the following names by modifying its code to return to unsuccessful status:
17 Mar 2014
18 Mar 2014
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