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10/8: W32.SillyFDC.BDC Modifies the Host File

October 8, 2009
W32.SillyFDC.BDC is a worm that spreads by copying itself to removable and shared drives. It also modifies the host file to redirect network traffic.
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10/7: Troj/Sniffer-R "Sniffs" FTP Credentials

October 7, 2009
Troj/Sniffer-R is a malicious file that "sniffs" FTP credentials, meaning it monitors users' network traffic to steal and report users' FTP credentials to a remote site.
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10/6: Trojan.FakeAV!gen2 is Heuristic Detection

October 6, 2009
Trojan.FakeAV!gen2 is a heuristic detection for files that may have been obfuscated or encrypted in order to conceal themselves from antivirus software.
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10/6: Backdoor.Tidserv!gen Targets Encrypted Files

October 6, 2009
Backdoor.Tidserv!gen is a heuristic detection for files that may have been obfuscated or encrypted in order to conceal themselves from antivirus software. Files detected as Backdoor.
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10/5: Mal/AutoInf-A Found on USB Drives

October 5, 2009
The presence of Mal/AutoInf-A is indicative a worm infection, since worms are the most common means for this malware to spread from one computer to another.
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10/5: W32.SillyFDC.BDB Disables System Software

October 5, 2009
W32.SillyFDC.BDB is a worm that spreads by copying itself to removable drives. It also disables certain system software.
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10/2: W32.SillyFDC.BCZ Alters Certain System Settings

October 2, 2009
W32.SillyFDC.BCZ is a worm that spreads by copying itself to removable and network drives. It also attempts to download files and alters certain system settings.
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10/1: Trojan.Kissderfrom Steal Information

October 1, 2009
Trojan.Kissderfrom is a Trojan horse that attempts to steal information from the compromised computer.
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9/30: VBS.Invadesys.B Spreads to All Drives

September 30, 2009
VBS.Invadesys.B is a worm that spreads by copying itself to all drives on the compromised computer.
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9/30: W32.Pilleuz Spreads via File-Sharing

September 30, 2009
W32.Pilleuz is a worm that spreads through file-sharing programs, Microsoft instant messaging clients and removable drives. It also opens a back door on the compromised computer.
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9/29: Fake Firefox Add-on Trojan Tracks Web Surfing

September 29, 2009
Troj/FFSpy-A is a fake "Adobe Flash Player v0.2" Firefox add-on, which monitors and intercepts web requests and then reports them to a third party.
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9/28: Downloader.Kuaiput Detects Windows Shortcuts

September 28, 2009
Downloader.Kuaiput is a detection for a Windows shortcut file that downloads a potentially malicious file using FTP and executes it.
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9/28: Packed.Generic.254 Conceal From Antivirus Software

September 28, 2009
Packed.Generic.254 is a heuristic detection for files that may have been obfuscated or encrypted in order to conceal them from antivirus software.
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9/25: Suspicious.Zlob Detect New Malware

September 25, 2009
Suspicious.Zlob is a detection technology designed to detect entirely new malware threats without traditional signatures.
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9/24: W32.Lafee Infects .exe and .scr Files

September 24, 2009
W32.Lafee is a virus that infects .exe and .scr files. It may steal information from the compromised computer and download files from a remote location.
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9/23: Mal/EncPk-JX Reports Bogus Threats

September 23, 2009
Mal/EncPk-JX is a protection mechanism used exclusively by malware.
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9/22: Trojan.Opachki Injects into Multiple Process

September 22, 2009
Trojan.Opachki is a Trojan horse that injects itself into multiple process.
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9/22: AntiVirus2010 May Give False Reports

September 22, 2009
AntiVirus2010 is a misleading application that may give exaggerated reports of threats on the computer.
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9/21: Infostealer.Bzup.B Attempts to Steal Info

September 21, 2009
Infostealer.Bzup.B is a Trojan horse that attempts to steal information from the compromised computer.
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