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It allows to get into the affected computer.
It does not spread automatically using its own means.
|First detected on:||April 18, 2007|
|Detection updated on:||April 18, 2007|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Downloader.NYU is a Trojan, which although seemingly inoffensive, can actually carry out attacks and intrusions.
Downloader.NYU 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.