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It is designed to distribute rogue antimalware programs in spam messages that contain malicious links. It does not spread automatically by its own means.
|First detected on:||Oct. 12, 2008|
|Detection updated on:||Oct. 14, 2008|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Spammer.AJR is a Trojan which is designed to distribute rogue antimalware programs in spam messages that contain malicious links.
These messages contain a link to a website that imitates YouTube's. When the user accesses this website, it downloads a file belonging to an adware which installs a fake antimalware program in the computer.
Spammer.AJR does not spread automatically by its own means.
Spammer.AJR is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.>