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|Effects: ||It obtains confidential information from computers.|
|Detection updated on:||Feb. 3, 2003|
Autoupder is a Trojan that is included among other files. Its main objective is to obtain confidential information from affected computers. It is programmed to obtain user data through the browser Internet Explorer.
It is easy to be infected by Autoupder, as it reaches computers through many different means e-mail messages with infected attachments, computer networks, CD-ROMs, Internet downloads, FTP, floppy disks, etc.
Autoupder is difficult to identify, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate that it has reached a computer.