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It is designed to steal information about the computer. It reaches the computer in a file that seems to be unoffensive, which once is run displays a YouTube video and the Trojan is also run.
|First detected on:||Nov. 27, 2009|
|Detection updated on:||Dec. 10, 2009|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
URLDistract.A is a Trojan designed to steal information about the computer. Then, it sends the gathered information to a certain IP address which its creator can access.
In order to enter the computer, it reaches in a file that seems to be unoffensive, which has the icon of a video. When it is run, it displays a YouTube video of an Indian dwarf dancing. However, besides the video, the Trojan is also run.
URLDistract.A is easy to recognize, as it shows the following symptoms:
- It reaches the computer in a file with the name CONVITE.EXE and an icon of a video:
- When this file is run, a YouTube video is opened which shows an Indian dwarf dancing, in order to distract users while the Trojan is being run: