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Rebooter

 
Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Rebooter
Technical name:Trj/Rebooter
Threat level:Low
Type:Trojan
Effects:  It displays Flash animations on screen and then restarts the computer.

Affected platforms:

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

First detected on:Dec. 13, 2000
Detection updated on:March 5, 2003
StatisticsNo
Family:VALENTIN

Brief Description 

    

Rebooter is a Trojan that does not have any destructive effects, which displays Flash animations on screen and then restarts the affected computer.

This virus can reach the computer through the means normally used by viruses: floppy disks, CD-ROM, computer networks, Internet downloads, FTP, etc.

Visible Symptoms 

    

Rebooter displays Flash animations on screen and then restarts the affected computer. The Flash animations displayed vary depending on the variant of the Trojan on the affected computer. The most common one are the following: