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|Effects: ||It changes the home page of Internet Explorer and adds links to pornographic websites to the Favorites folder.|
|First detected on:||Dec. 24, 2003|
|Detection updated on:||Jan. 13, 2004|
Bookmark.A is a Trojan that changes the home page of the browser Internet Explorer.
In addition, Bookmark.A deletes links in the Favorites folder, and adds links to pornographic websites.
Bookmark.A does not spread automatically using its own means. It needs the attacking user’s intervention in order to reach the affected computer. The means of transmission used include, among others, floppy disks, CD-ROMs, e-mail messages with attached files, Internet downloads, FTP, IRC channels, peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing networks, etc.
Bookmark.A is easy to recognize, as it changes the home page of the browser Internet Explorer.