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PHilto.A

Threat LevelLow threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:PHilto.A
Technical name:Trj/PHilto.A
Threat level:Medium
Type:Trojan
Effects:  

It is designed to download the adware detected as NaviPromo to the affected computer. In order to do so, it uses a video of Paris Hilton in order to deceive users and convince them to execute it. It does not spread automatically by its own means.

Affected platforms:

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

First detected on:Sept. 9, 2008
Detection updated on:Sept. 9, 2008
StatisticsNo

Brief Description 

    

PHilto.A is a Trojan which is designed to is to download the adware detected as NaviPromo to the affected computer. In order to do so, it uses a video of Paris Hilton in order to deceive users and convince them to execute it.

PHilto.A does not spread automatically by its own means. It needs an attacking user's intervention in order to reach the affected computer.

Visible Symptoms 

    

PHilto.A is easy to recognize, as it displays the following symptoms:

  • It reaches the computer in a file with the icon of Paris Hilton:

  • When this file is run, a message is displayed in which user's authorization is required to view the video of Paris Hilton: