What types of threats have been plaguing computer users this past month? Take a look, below, at the top threats detected among Ad-Aware users.
Win32.TrojanSpy.Banker focuses on stealing information related to online banking; passwords, PIN codes and other related information.
Win32.Worm.Kido is a self propagating worm that spreads by exploiting a vulnerability in the Windows Server service. It is also known to spread via removable drives and disable system services and security products.
Win32.TrojanPWS.Magania is a password stealing program that hooks itself into the Windows login procedure.
Win32.TrojanDownloader.Agent is a Trojan that can open up dangerous security holes in the computer. It downloads malicious software from a remote server without the consent of the user. A Trojan is a program that appears to do one thing but actually does another.
Win32.TrojanDownloader.Bagle is the download element from the Bagle worm family. It downloads files and executes them on the victim's PC.
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