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Trojan-Downloader:W32/Swizzor


Aliases:


Trojan-Downloader:W32/Swizzor
Trojan-Downloader:W32/Swizzor
trojan.win32.swizzor Trojan-downloader:w32/swizzor.gen!a

Malware
Trojan-Downloader
W32

Summary

This type of trojan secretly downloads malicious files from a remote server, then installs and executes the files.



Disinfection & Removal

To remove the downloader, it's enough to delete its file from the hard drive.



Technical Details

Trojan-Downloader:W32/Swizzor downloads and installsa LOP.COM-related plugin that acts as spyware/adware and provides customized search capabilities. The download and installation occurs without a notification to the user and without the user's approval.Swizzor may be silently installed on a user's computer while browsing the Internet (driveby download).







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