Windows 2000, XP, Server 2003
To get a one-glance comprehensive view of the behavior of this Trojan, refer to the Threat Diagram shown below.
This Trojan takes advantage of unknown vulnerabilities in certain software to download malicious files. It executes the downloaded files. As a result, malicious routines of the downloaded files are exhibited on the affected system.
This Trojan takes advantage of unknown vulnerabilities in the following software to download malicious files:
After successfully exploiting the said vulnerability, this malware connects to the following URLs to possibly download other malicious files:
Trend Micro detects the dowloaded file as:
It then executes the downloaded files. As a result, malicious routines of the downloaded files are exhibited on the affected system.
More information on this vulnerability can be found below:
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.
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