Trojans Trojan Wimad

The ‘clicker’ is back BitDefender warns against current Internet threats Holzwickede, February 25, 2009 this year Web-based attacks are also the largest Internet danger. This is the result, the global provider of internationally certified security solutions BitDefender enters his current E-threat-report of the month of January. In particular the already known pest Trojan.Clicker.CM went in the last weeks of talk. With 5.4 percent, he occupies the leading position among the Internet threats. Clicker.CM calls commercial pop-ups a variety in the browser window, which should stimulate to the click. Manages to entice the user to do this, then the advertisers make cash through a pay-per-click System. To successfully represent the unwanted advertisements despite pop up Blocker or other protection functions, the Trojan features, to bypass security software such as the Norton Internet security pop up Blocker. The two Trojans Trojan Wimad.Gen.

1 and Trojan.Downloader.Wimad.A with 6.88 percent count the most common E-threats. They are members of a large family of Trojan and hide on infested\”Web pages. In addition, they spread through large-scale email spam campaigns as approx. 3,5 MB big WMA file in the annex of the spam E-mails, which bear the names of famous musicians in the subject line. First the user tries to play the alleged music file, he will be prompted to download of a codec: but instead of a matching program extension for music playback, the user is imputed by another malicious program a so-called adware called Adware.PlayMp3z.A. As BitDefender experts already predicted, the number of exploits continued to grow last month: you are present with four positions, or 12 percent in the current top 10. An example is the Trojan.Exploit.SSX: he abused unsecured sites and inject malicious SQL code in unprotected databases a. The action is successful, then an invisible iFrame element directs all visitors of the infected Web site to a malicious Web site that is attempting to animate the user to download and install additional malware.