Threat Description

BAT.FTP

Details

Aliases:BAT.FTP, BAT.FTP
Category:Malware
Type:Trojan-Downloader
Platform:W32

Summary



Trojan-Downloader.BAT.FTP is usually a batch script that opens a connection to a remote FTP site (using a built-in Windows FTP client) in order to download one or more files and to activate them.



Removal


Automatic action

Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically disinfect the suspect file by either deleting it or renaming it.

More

You may wish to refer to the Support Community for further assistance. You also may also refer to General Removal Instructions for a general guide on alternative disinfection actions.

Manual Disinfection

Caution: Manual disinfection is a risky process; it is recommended only for advanced users.

To get rid of the batch trojan itself and the files that are downloaded by the trojan, it is enough to delete them from an infected hard disk. Please remember to restart the computer after disinfection.



Technical Details



Such trojans are commonly used my malware writers to update or download malicious files to an already compromised computer.






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