Windows 2000, XP, Server 2003
This malicious HTMl file uses social engineering methods to lure users into performing certain actions that may, directly or indirectly, cause malicious routines to be performed. Specifically, it makes use of spammed email messages that contains text alleging the death of a certain famous celebrity.
To get a one-glance comprehensive view of the behavior of this Trojan, refer to the Threat Diagram shown below.
This Trojan may be downloaded by other malware/grayware from remote sites.
This Trojan may be downloaded by the following malware/grayware from remote sites:
It may be downloaded from the following remote sites:
This Trojan does the following:
For Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 users, before doing any scans, please make sure you disable System Restore to allow full scanning of your computer.
Remove malware files dropped/downloaded by HTML_REDIR.BA
Scan your computer with your Trend Micro product to delete files detected as HTML_REDIR.BA. If the detected files have already been cleaned, deleted, or quarantined by your Trend Micro product, no further step is required. You may opt to simply delete the quarantined files. Please check this Knowledge Base page for more information.