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It prevents the user from accessing websites belonging to antivirus companies and to support forums. It does not spread automatically using its own means.
|First detected on:||May 24, 2009|
|Detection updated on:||May 26, 2009|
KillAV.KP is a Trojan designed to prevent the user from accessing websites belonging to antivirus companies and to support forums.
This way, the user will not be able to access information related with security issues or download updates.
KillAV.KP does not spread automatically using its own means. It needs an attacking user's intervention in order to reach the affected computer.
KillAV.KP is easy to recognize, as it displays the following symptoms:
- It reaches the computer in a file which has the icon of a cat, passing itself off as a picture:
- When this file is run, it displays an animation like the following while the computer gets infected: