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Downloader.Q

 
Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Downloader.Q
Technical name:Trj/Downloader.Q
Threat level:Low
Alias:Downloader-DH.b, Trojan.Win32.TalkStocks
Type:Trojan
Effects:  It downloads other Trojans and adware programs to the affected computer and runs them.

Affected platforms:

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

First detected on:Dec. 11, 2003
Detection updated on:March 17, 2005
StatisticsNo
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies

Brief Description 

    

Downloader.Q is a Trojan that downloads other Trojans and adware programs to the affected computer and runs them.

Downloader.Q is installed on the affected computer by other applications.

Visible Symptoms 

    

Downloader.Q is difficult to recognize, as it does not show any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.