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It allows to get into the affected computer.
It downloads files from several websites.
, via email.
|First detected on:||March 17, 2006|
|Detection updated on:||March 17, 2006|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Downloader.ICX is a Trojan, which although seemingly inoffensive, can actually carry out attacks and intrusions.
It affects productivity, preventing tasks from being carried out:
- In the affected computer:
Downloader.ICX accesses several websites to download files, which it then runs. These can be any type of file, although they are normally malware.
Downloader.ICX 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.
- Email: sending emails that include a copy of itself as an attachment. The computer is infected when the attachment is run.