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It allows to get into the affected computer.
It downloads or drops other malware.
, across the Internet.
|First detected on:||Aug. 9, 2006|
|Detection updated on:||Aug. 9, 2006|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Dropper.VK 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:
downloads or drops other malware on the computer: Vatos.A.
Dropper.VK 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.
- Via Internet, exploiting remote vulnerabilities: attacking random IP addresses, in which it tries to insert a copy of itself by exploiting one or more vulnerabilities.