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It allows to get into the affected computer.
It downloads files from several websites.
It uses stealth techniques to avoid being detected by the user.
It does not spread automatically using its own means.
|First detected on:||March 8, 2006|
|Detection updated on:||March 8, 2006|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Downloader.HZJ is a Trojan, which although seemingly inoffensive, can actually carry out attacks and intrusions.
Downloader.HZJ accesses several websites to download files, which it then runs. These can be any type of file, although they are normally malware.
It uses stealth techniques to avoid being detected by the user:
- It uses techniques included in its code to hide itself while it is active.
- It injects itself in running processes.
- It deletes the original file from which it was run once it is installed on the computer.
Downloader.HZJ does not spread automatically using its own means. It needs an attacking user's intervention in order to reach the affected computer. The means of transmission used include, among others, floppy disks, CD-ROMs, email messages with attached files, Internet downloads, FTP, IRC channels, peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing networks, etc.