Tous les détails, la description et les effets de Generic Malware
At a glance
It allows to get into the affected computer.
It does not spread automatically using its own means.
First detected on:
Dec. 1, 2006
Detection updated on:
June 18, 2010
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
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.
At a glance
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.
Generic Malware has the following additional characteristics: