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|Effects: ||It adds Web pages with erotic content to the Favorites folder in Internet Explorer.
|First detected on:||Sept. 21, 2002|
|Detection updated on:||Sept. 21, 2002|
Balala is a Trojan that is not considered dangerous, as it only changes the configuration of the browser Internet Explorer. It has the following effects:
- It adds many links to Web pages with erotic content to the Favorites folder.
- It creates many shortcuts to Web pages with erotic contents. In fact, some of these links automatically run a dialer.
It is easy to be infected by Balala, as it reaches computers through many different means: e-mail messages with infected attachments, CD-ROMs, Internet downloads, FTP, etc.
Balala adds several Web pages to the Favorites folder and to the Windows Startup directory.