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Virus Encyclopedia

Welcome to the Virus Encyclopedia of Panda Security.

Downloader.EBY

Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Downloader.EBY
Technical name:Trj/Downloader.EBY
Threat level:Low
Type:Trojan
Effects:  

It downloads other malware, such as Trojans, dialers and adware to the affected computer. It is is usually downloaded to the affected computer by another Trojan, called SpamNet.A.

Affected platforms:

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

First detected on:Aug. 12, 2005
Detection updated on:Aug. 12, 2005
StatisticsNo

Brief Description 

    

Downloader.EBY is a Trojan that downloads other malware to the affected computer, such as the trojans Trj/Downloader.DLH, Trj/Downloader.DSV, Trj/Agent.EY, Trj/Clicker.HA, the dialer Dialer.CBZ and the adware Adware/Adsmart.

Downloader.EBY is usually downloaded to the affected computer by another Trojan, called SpamNet.A.

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Visible Symptoms 

    

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