x
48h OFFER
If you're already a customer of
our homeusers protection,
renew now with a 50% off
RENEW NOW
x
SPECIAL OFFER
If you're already a customer of
our homeusers protection,
renew now with a 50% off
RENEW NOW
x
HALLOWEEN OFFER
take advantage of our
terrific discounts
BUY NOW AND GET A 50% OFF
x
CHRISTMAS OFFER
Buy the best antivirus
at the best price
BUY NOW AND GET A 40% OFF
x
SPECIAL OFFER
Buy the best antivirus
at the best price
BUY NOW AND GET A 50% OFF
x
BLACKFRIDAY OFFER
Buy the best antivirus
at the best price
TODAY ONLY UP TO 70% OFF
x
CYBERMONDAY OFFER
Buy the best antivirus
at the best price
(Only for homeusers)
TODAY ONLY UP TO 70% OFF
Active Scan. Scan your PC free
Panda Protection

Virus Encyclopedia

Welcome to the Virus Encyclopedia of Panda Security.

Downloade.JYG

Threat LevelHigh threatDamageSevereDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Downloade.JYG
Technical name:Trj/Downloader.JYG
Threat level:Medium
Type:Trojan
Effects:   It allows to get into the affected computer. It causes the slowdown of the system, preventing planned tasks from being carried out. It downloads files from several websites. It does not spread automatically using its own means.
Affected platforms:

Windows 2003/XP/2000/NT/ME/98/95

First detected on:Aug. 12, 2006
Detection updated on:Aug. 12, 2006
StatisticsNo
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies

Brief Description 

    

Downloade.JYG is a Trojan, which although seemingly inoffensive, can actually carry out attacks and intrusions.

 

It captures certain information entered or saved by the user, with the corresponding threat to privacy: .

 

It affects productivity, preventing tasks from being carried out:

  • In the affected computer: causes system slowdowns.

 

Downloade.JYG accesses several websites to download files, which it then runs. These can be any type of file, although they are normally malware.

 

Downloade.JYG does not spread automatically using its own means. It needs an 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.