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It is designed to distribute the fake antivirus detected as AntivirusPro2010 by sending spam messages. It does not spread automatically by its own means.
|First detected on:||Oct. 2, 2009|
|Detection updated on:||Oct. 19, 2009|
Spammer.ANT is a Trojan designed to distribute the fake antivirus detected as AntivirusPro2010. In order to do so, it sends spam messages informing users about the state of a product that the user has supposedly ordered. This email contains an attached file which, once run, downloads and installs the fake antivirus in the computer.
Spammer.ANT does not spread automatically using its own means. It needs an attacking user's intervention in order to reach the affected computer.
Spammer.ANT is easy to recognize, as it reaches the computer in a file with the following icon:>