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It downloads malware from several websites and drops W32/Gaobot.MFM.worm to the affected computer. It prevents users from running several Windows files such as the Windows Registry Editor.
Gaodrop.A is a Trojan that installs the following adware programs in the affected computer, among others: CommAd, PurityScan, SearchAid or YazzleSudoku. It also drops the worm detected as Gaobot.MFM to the system.
Additionally, it prevents users from running the following Windows files:CMD.EXENETSTAT.EXEPING.EXEREGEDIT.EXETASKKILL.EXETASKLIST.EXETRACERT.EXE
Gaodrop.A does not spread automatically using its own means. It needs an attacking user's intervention in order to reach the affected computer.
Gaodrop.A is easy to recognize, as it displays the following message when it is run:
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