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It modifies the Internet Explorer Start Page adding a customized search engine and displays pop-up ads while users are browsing through the Internet. It is distributed via Fotolog by publishing comments which contain links to malicious websites.
|First detected on:||Feb. 23, 2010|
|Detection updated on:||Feb. 24, 2010|
FTLog.A is worm which modifies the Internet Explorer and Firefox Start Page changing it to a certain customized search engine and displays annoying pop-up ads while users are browsing through the Internet.
FTLog.A is distributed via the photo-blogging site called Fotolog leaving malicious comments which contain a link to watch a video.
FTLog.A is easy to recognize, as it displays the symptoms below:
- It is distributed via the social network Fotolog, by publishing comments which contain a link to a video, as can be seen in the following image:
- It modifies the Internet Explorer Start Page, changing in to the following: