BitDefender Malware

E-threat report for July to September 2011: Trojans fall in the summer since the beginning of the year compete for the top position in the pest-top ten for Germany, Internet safety expert BitDefender regularly created Adware threats and Trojans. In the third quarter of 2011 from July to September gene could: Variant.Adware.Hotbar. 1 enforce and thus worms and co. on the courts refer to Trojans,. Some ranks has made amends?Evergreen? Conficker: The active since 2008 worm occupy position 2 newly entered is Rootkit.MBR.Mebroot.B, which completely replace the master boot sector by means of a new mechanism. The top spot occupied currently Gen: Variant.Adware.Hotbar.

1 (3.89%). The pest installs a toolbar in your browser and opens Pop-Up Windows with advertisements. In addition, he observed the online activities of users and creates individual profiles on the basis of its search behavior to redirect the user specifically on advertising sites or shops. More representative of the adware family can be found on the courses 3 and 8: Dropped: Adware.Yabector.B (2.59%) and Adware.Yabector.B (1.86%). You hijack the browser and also redirect all searches to advertising websites and online shops. Rank 2 is Win32.Worm.Downadup.Gen, also known as “Conficker” (3.82%). It prevents users remember to install updates for the operating system or the existing anti-spyware software by blocking access to the Web pages.

Also invites the pest also called “Kido”, fake security software on the computer. A relative of the worm called Worm.Autorun.VHG secures rank 5 (2.27%). This E-threat exploits the Windows autorun feature as well as Trojan.AutorunINF.Gen at position 6 (2.24%), he settles on a removable disk and even starts as soon as the user boots the PC. Rank 4 occupied Exploit.CVE-2010-1885.C (2.52%), which slips through a weakness in the HCP protocol and allows hackers to spread malicious software on the affected system. Two varieties of Trojan place on the rear ranks. Position 7 occupied Java.Trojan.Downloader.OpenConnection.AI (1.90%), a malicious Java applet, which masquerades as a Java archive and download infected files.