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It has rootkit functionalities in order to make its detection more difficult and is programmed to download files from a certain website. It does not spread automatically by its own means.
|First detected on:||April 23, 2007|
|Detection updated on:||April 23, 2007|
Evilx.A is a Trojan that is programmed to connect to a certain website in order to download files, which can be of any nature including malware.
Additionally, it has rootkit functionalities, which would allow it to hide the files, the Windows Registry entries and the processes belonging to Evilx.A in order to make its detection more difficult.
Evilx.A 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.
Evilx.A is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.>>