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It allows to get into the affected computer.
It terminates processes belonging to security tools, leaving the computer vulnerable to other malware attacks.
It does not spread automatically using its own means.
|First detected on:||April 27, 2007|
|Detection updated on:||May 28, 2007|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Downloader.OCO is a Trojan, which although seemingly inoffensive, can actually carry out attacks and intrusions.
It reduces the security level of the computer:
it terminates processes belonging to security tools, such as antivirus programs and firewalls, leaving the computer defenseless against attacks from other malware.
Downloader.OCO 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: MultiDropper.RDS, MultiDropper.RDW, Multidropper.REY, Multidropper.REZ.