StartPage.FH is a Trojan that changes the home page of the browser Internet Explorer. As long as the computer is affected by StartPage.FH, the original home page can not be restored.
In addition, StartPage.FH displays fake messages warning users on a possible affection by spyware and adware programs, in order to trick users into visiting several specific web sites.
If users visit these web sites, other messages will be displayed, asking for users permission for installing other malware and programs such as eAcceleration and eAnthology.
StartPage.FH 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.