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It is designed to download many samples of malware to the affected computer from a certain website. It does not spread automatically by its own means.
|First detected on:||Nov. 3, 2008|
|Detection updated on:||Nov. 5, 2008|
Downloader.UYD is a Trojan which is designed to download many samples of malware to the affected computer from a certain website.
Additionally, it prevents the user from viewing the processes that are being run through the Task Manager.
Downloader.UYD does not spread automatically using its own means. It needs an attacking user's intervention in order to reach the affected computer.
Downloader.UYD is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.