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It allows to get into the affected computer.
It does not spread automatically using its own means.
|First detected on:||March 10, 2008|
|Detection updated on:||March 10, 2008|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Downloader.SYL is a Trojan, which although seemingly inoffensive, can actually carry out attacks and intrusions.
Downloader.SYL 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.