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NoVideo.A

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

It prevents the preview of the pictures and videos from being viewed through Internet Explorer and downloads the adware detected as Suurch to the affected computer. It does not spread automatically by its own means.

Affected platforms:

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

First detected on:Feb. 8, 2009
Detection updated on:June 5, 2009
StatisticsNo
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies

Brief Description 

    

NoVideo.A is a Trojan which prevents the preview of the pictures and videos from being viewed in the websites the user visits through the Internet Explorer browser.

Additionally, it downloads the adware program detected as Suurch to the affected computer and disables the applications that block the pop-ups in the websites the user visits through the Internet Explorer browser.

NoVideo.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 

    

NoVideo.A is easy to recognize, as when the user is browsing through Internet Explorer, it does not display the previews of the pictures and videos in the websites visited by the user.

The images would be like the following, though if they are clicked, they can be viewed: