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It allows to get into the affected computer.
, via email.
|First detected on:||March 23, 2006|
|Detection updated on:||Aug. 25, 2009|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Maxy.G is a Trojan, which although seemingly inoffensive, can actually carry out attacks and intrusions: screenlogging, stealing personal data, etc.
Maxy.G 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.