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It changes the home page of Internet Explorer and its default search options.
StartPage.JY is a Trojan that changes the home page of the browser Internet Explorer and its default search options.
StartPage.JY also adds several shortcuts to the Favorites folder of the affected user.
StartPage.JY does not spread automatically using its own means. It needs an 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.
StartPage.JY is easy to recognize once it has affected the computer, as it changes the home page of Internet Explorer to the following:
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