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Generic Malware

 
Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
At a glance Tech details | Solution
Common name:Generic Malware
Technical name:Generic Malware
Threat level:Low
Type:Trojan
Effects:   It allows to get into the affected computer. It does not spread automatically using its own means.
Affected platforms:

Windows 2003/XP/2000/NT/ME/98/95

First detected on:Dec. 1, 2006
Detection updated on:June 18, 2010
StatisticsNo
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies

Brief Description 

    

Generic Malware is a Trojan, which although seemingly inoffensive, can actually carry out attacks and intrusions: screenlogging, stealing personal data, etc.

 

Generic Malware uses the following propagation or distribution methods:

  • Exploiting vulnerabilities with the intervention of the user: exploiting vulnerabilities in file formats or applications. To exploit them successfully it needs the intervention of the user: opening files, viewing malicious web pages, reading emails, etc.
  • It is dropped or downloaded to the computer by other malware specimens, for example: Multidropper.RGN, Dropper.XW, Multidropper.RHU, Multidropper.RIS, Multidropper.RLF, Multidropper.RMA, Multidropper.RMB.

 

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Generic Malware

 
Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
At a glance Tech details Solution

Effects 

Generic Malware allows hackers to get into and carry out dangerous actions in affected computers, such as capturing screenshots, stealing personal data, etc.

 

Means of transmission 


Generic Malware does not spread automatically using its own means. It needs the attacking user's intervention in order to reach the affected computer. The means of transmission used include, among others, floppy disks, CD-ROMs, email messages with attached files, Internet downloads, FTP, IRC channels, peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing networks, etc.

Further Details  

Generic Malware has the following additional characteristics:

  • It is 10240 bytes in size.
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