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It connects to a certain server from which it receives instructions, such as dowloading and running files, which can be of any nature, including malware. The files it downloads are updated daily. It does not spread automatically using its own means.
|First detected on:||Sept. 10, 2007|
|Detection updated on:||Sept. 10, 2007|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Lunchload.A is a Trojan that connects to a certain server in order to receive instructions, such as dowloading and running files, which can be of any nature, including malware. Additionally, it updates the files downloaded from that server daily.
On the other hand, it obtains the MAC address from the computer, in order to keep a record of the computers it has affected.
Lunchload.A reaches the computer in a file named BACKUP2_36.EXE. However, it does not spread automatically using its own means.
Lunchload.A is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.