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Downloader.MDW allows hackers to get into and carry out dangerous actions in affected computers, such as capturing screenshots, stealing personal data, etc.
It causes a loss of productivity in the local network to which the compromised computer belongs:
It reduces the security level of the computer:
Propagation through the exploits of remote vulnerabilities:
Downloader.MDW carries out the following process:
Distribution through other examples of malware:
Downloader.MDW does not spread automatically using its own means. It is dropped on computers by other malware: Autorun.F, Multidropper.RGX, Multidropper.RHQ, Multidropper.RHR, Multidropper.RHS, Multidropper.RHT, Multidropper.RHU, Dropper.YB, Dropper.YL, Multidropper.RJU, Multidropper.RJV, Multidropper.RMO, Multidropper.RNB, Multidropper.RNO, Rustock.G, Hupigon.LDN, Delf.AJF.
Downloader.MDW has the following additional characteristics: