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|Common name:||Generic Trj|
|Technical name:||Generic Trojan|
It allows to get into the affected computer.
It does not spread automatically using its own means.
|First detected on:||July 12, 2005|
|Detection updated on:||June 18, 2010|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Generic Trj is a Trojan, which although seemingly inoffensive, can actually carry out attacks and intrusions: screenlogging, stealing personal data, etc.
Generic Trj uses the following propagation or distribution methods:
- Exploiting vulnerabilities with the intervention of the user: exploiting vulnerabilities in file formats or applications. To exploit them successfully it needs the intervention of the user: opening files, viewing malicious web pages, reading emails, etc.
- It is dropped or downloaded to the computer by other malware specimens, for example: Multidropper.RGN, Multidropper.RIS, Multidropper.RMA, Multidropper.RMB.