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It allows to get into the affected computer.
It displays pop-up messages when it runs, distracting users and affecting productivity.
It does not spread automatically using its own means.
|First detected on:||March 22, 2006|
|Detection updated on:||March 22, 2006|
Clicker.OW is a Trojan, which although seemingly inoffensive, can actually carry out attacks and intrusions.
It affects productivity, preventing tasks from being carried out:
- In the affected computer:
it displays pop-up windows.
Clicker.OW uses the following propagation or distribution methods:
- Exploiting vulnerabilities with the intervention of the user: exploiting vulnerabilities in file formats or applications. To exploit them successfully it needs the intervention of the user: opening files, viewing malicious web pages, reading emails, etc.
- It is dropped or downloaded to the computer by other malware specimens, for example: Clicker.OV.